The Vice-Chancellor of UPSA, Professor Abednego F. O. Amartey has brought his week-long engagement and appreciation receptions with key stakeholders of the University community to an end.
The stakeholder engagements, which begun on Monday, 9th May saw the Vice-Chancellor and his Management team holding separate meetings with various staff and student groups to express his gratitude for their immense contributions, diligence, dedication and selflessness to duty.
This was after he had been bestowed with the award of the Educational CEO of the Year at the Ghana CEO Vision Awards 2022.
The engagements also afforded the Vice-Chancellor a rare opportunity to interact with faculty, staff and students and to learn at first hand the challenges they were facing whilst explaining to them policies, strategies and interventions being embarked on by the Management of the University.
The groups he interacted with included the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA), Federation of University Senior Staff Association of Ghana (FUSAG), Tertiary Education Workers’ Union (TEWU) as well as student leaders.
Among the issues discussed were concerns for the improvement in staff and students’ welfare, facilitation of promotion for qualified employees, recognition for outstanding members of staff and other pertinent personnel issues.
The Vice-Chancellor assured all of the University’s resolve to find a lasting solution to the challenges and concerns raised.
He urged the various groups to keep up the good work and continue to support the University to enable her achieve greater laurels.
Prof Okoe Amartey promised to hold such meetings on a regular basis.
Also present at all the meetings were the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Barnor, Dr Koryoe Anim-Wright, Registrar of the University and Mr Nicholas Adjei, Director of Finance.
The students’ leaders were represented by both outgoing and incoming executives of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) and executives from other departmental and student groups including the Law Students’ Union, Information Technology Students Association, Association of Marketing Students, Communication Studies Students Association, and Department of Accounting Students Association.