The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has appointed its first female Vice-Chancellor.
Professor (Mrs) Rita Akosua Dickson, a professor of Pharmacognosy has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of the school.
Professor Mrs. Dickson who is currently the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University was appointed at the 258th Special Meeting of the Council of KNUST on Thursday, June 25, 2020.
She will take over from Prof Kwasi Obiri Danso on August 1, 2020.
This was announced in a statement by the University Relations Office.
Her appointment for a four-year term takes effect from August 1, 2020, to July 31, 2024.