The search for a new Vice Chancellor for the Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) has been plunged into uncertainty after the local chapter of the Technical University Teachers Association TUTAG) at the school vowed to resist any attempts to appoint an outsider for the position.
A report from the university indicates that, TUTAG members are championing the cause with believe that, they have enough qualified and experienced individuals in the school to be the next vice chancellor.
The members of the Association have reportedly called on the University’s governing board to appoint one of the experienced Lecturers at the school to occupy the Vice Chancellor’s position which will soon be vacant.
While the University’s governing board is yet to come out with the name of who ever will be the next vice chancellor of the school, OTEC News reporter, Jacob Agyenim Boateng reported that, members of TUTAG on Tuesday August 15, 2023 wore red attire and bandanas with dozens of ply cards to drum home their demands.
A trusted source in the school revealed that, the institution’s Governing Board is currently holding a meeting to discuss major issues around the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor.
Established in 1954 as Kumasi Technical Institute, the KsTU is recognized as one of Ghana’s foremost technical training institutions, which has produced a large pool of technical talents.
It offers Higher National Diploma, Degree and Post-Graduate programmes in Engineering, Applied Arts, Science and Technology as well as Technical and Vocational Training.
Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng