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