University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa Administration

University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa Administration

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), a publicly funded institution in Ghana is superintendent by a University Council, as the highest decision making body.  The University Council is empowered by the Act that established the University to manage, and direct the affairs of the institution in areas of property, revenue, expenditure, business and other matters within the context of power accorded it. The Council has the following membership:

Chairman, Government Nominee Dr Stephen S. Yirenkyi
Member, Government Nominee Dr F. Aboagye-Otchere
Member, Government Nominee Dr Helen Essandoh
Member, Government Nominee Dr Martin Koduah
Member, Government Nominee Dr K. Osei-Afoakwa
Vice Chancellor Prof J. S. Y Kuma
Rep., Ghana Chamber of Mines Mr Sulemanu Koney
Representative, NCTE
Representative, CHASS Mr Victor A. Yanney
Rep., Convocation (Professorial) Prof R. K. Amankwah
Rep., Convocation (Non-professorial)
Representative, Alumni Mr Stephen Kofi Ndede
Representative, Senior Staff Mr Philip Baffoe
Representative, Junior Staff Mr Joseph Woode
Representative, Postgraduate Students Mr Jonas Owsas Adarkwah
Representative, Undergraduate Students
In Attendance  
Pro Vice Chancellor Assoc Prof V. A. Temeng
Ag. Finance Officer
Mr Matthew Asare
Registrar/Secretary to Council Mr Andrews K. Doku

The principal officers constitute the management team of the university and are responsible for managing the affairs of the University. All members of the management team bring years of operational experience, entrepreneurial spirit, competencies and tenacity of purpose to the administration of the University.

Vice Chancellor

Prof. J. S. Y Kuma
PhD (Newcastle), MSc, PgD (Delft), BSc (Ghana), MGhIG, MIAH, MGhIE, FASI, FCIDA

Pro Vice Chancellor

Assoc Prof Victor A Temeng


Mr Andrews Kingsley Doku
MA (Ghana), BA

Ag. Finance Officer

Mr. Matthew Asare

Ag. University Librarian

Ms Korklu A Laryea
MPhil, African Studies