Thursday, July 2, 2020

Tertiary Ghana

UPSA GETS FIRST FEMALE REGISTRAR AFTER 55 YEARS

The University of Professional Studies, Accra has appointed its first female registrar 55 clear years after the school was established in 1965.

In a statement issued on Monday, the Governing Council of the school has announced the appointment of Dr Koryoe Anim-Wright as Registrar as the new Registrar.

UPSA GETS FIRST FEMALE REGISTRAR AFTER 55 YEARS
UPSA GETS FIRST FEMALE REGISTRAR AFTER 55 YEARS

She will be taking over from Dr Seidu Mustapha, the outgoing Registrar of the university.

About Dr Koryoe Anim-Wright

Dr. Anim-Wright is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of management experience in higher education. Her experience spans the areas of fundraising, institutional advancement, and grants and contracts. Prior to her appointment, she held the position of Dean of UPSA’s Centre for International Education and Collaboration (CIEC).

As Dean of CIEC, she worked collaboratively with the university community to engage in new programmes that strengthened the university’s internationalisation efforts. Under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, she worked closely with external partners at other higher education institutions in Ghana and abroad, developing several new collaborations and partnerships to expand UPSA’s international efforts to include faculty, staff and student exchanges. She also served as the lead on several international grants and programmes, and successfully wrote proposals for funding of grants. Prior to UPSA, she held the position as the first female President of the African University College of Communications.

As President, she led the university through several important milestones including the development of additional graduate programme, infrastructure expansion and upgrades, and programme and institutional reaccreditations. Dr. Anim-Wright worked at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) from 2010 to 2013. She joined as the Director of the Centre for Management Development and later served as the first Director of GIMPA’s Office of Corporate Affairs and Institutional Advancement.

Prior to GIMPA, Dr. Anim-Wright was Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU), Danbury, CT (USA) from 2005 to 2010 where she had overall responsibility for the stewardship of WCSU’s advancement programme. She also served as Director of Public Relations and Director of University Relations at WCSU.

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