Invitation to Nominate Individuals for Consideration as Chancellor for UEW
This comes to inform the University Community that the term of office of the first Chancellor of the University has ended and therefore the Office has become vacant.
According to Section 12 of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) Act, 2004 (Act 672) –
1. There shall be a Chancellor of the University who shall be appointed by the Council.
2. The Chancellor shall confer on qualified persons, degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by the Academic Board and honorary degrees awarded by the Council in accordance with procedures prescribed by the Statutes enacted by the Council.
3. Subject to this section, the Chancellor shall preside at ceremonies of the University.
Statue 4 of the UEW Statutes also states among other things that
“The Chancellor shall take precedence over all other members of the University. S/he shall preside over any ceremony of the University at which s/he is present and may also preside over any other meetings of the University at which s/he is present. S/he shall be furnished with copies of Minutes of Council and the Academic Board in addition to other publications of the University.” (UEW Statute 4b.)
In consonance with the provisions above, a six-member Committee has been constituted by Council to make recommendations for the appointment of a new Chancellor.
The position of Chancellor is an honorary one
The prospective Chancellor, among other criteria, must be an accomplished Ghanaian citizen of local and international acclaim, with high integrity and ability to leverage local and international goodwill and resources for the advancement of the cause of the University. The said person should also possess the ability to inspire the Vice-Chancellor and the University Community.
Members of the University Community are hereby invited to recommend and submit by Friday 15th June, 2018, suitably qualified persons for consideration.
Please submit your recommendations to:
Search Committee for Chancellor
Division of Operations
Or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org