Prof. Ernest Aryeetey (Legon Vice-Chancellor)

The University of Ghana is embarking on new initiatives to make the University more responsive to the needs of society. Some of these initiatives include the restructuring of the University into four colleges and the plans to transform the Institution into a Research University.

This was disclosed by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, at this year?s July graduation ceremonies.

The graduation ceremonies were held separately for the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) and the Institute for Continuing and Distance Education (ICDE) at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon on Thursday, July 25, 2013.

The morning session presided over by the Chairman of the University Council, His Lordship Justice Samuel Kofi Date-Bah saw Graduands from the UGBS comprising those who completed Degree and Diploma courses in the 2012/2013 academic year. Also present at the ceremony was the Minister for Education, Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang.

The Guest Speaker for the session was the Executive Director and Head of Data Bank Asset Management, Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh. He urged the graduands to aim for perfection wherever they find themselves after graduation.

The Afternoon session saw the presentation of candidates who completed various undergraduate degree courses in the Distance Education programmes for the 2011/ 2012 academic year.

The Guest Speaker for the session was a former Director of the Institute of Adult Education (now ICDE), Prof. Miranda Greenstreet.

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