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KNUST Appoints Prof. Rita Akosua Dickson As New Vice-Chancellor

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Prof. Rita Akosua Dickson has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor for The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

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She thus becomes the first female to be appointed to the position in the history of the University. Her appointment, according to a statement from the KUNST, takes effect from August 1, 2020. Prior to her new appointment, Prof. (Mrs) Rita Akosua Dickson served as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the institution.

Prof. Dickson was the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences before her appointment as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the university in 1994.

She served as the acting Vice-Chancellor in October 2018 when the then Vice-Chancellor Prof. Obiri Danso was asked to step aside temporarily, after weeks of student agitations and violence on the campus.

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