Dr. G. Koryoe Anim-Wright has been appointed as the first female registrar of University of Professional Studies; Accra (UPSA) by the University’s Governing Council.
This historic decision makes her the female to hold such a position in the school’s 55 years of existence.
Dr Anim is no stranger to achieving this type of feats, prior to her appointment at UPSA; she held the position as the first female President of the African University College of Communications.
A statement issued by the UPSA, which was copied to the Ghana News Agency, said Dr Anim-Wright’s experience spans the areas of fundraising, institutional advancement, and grants and contracts.
Before her appointment, she held the position of Dean of UPSA’s Centre for International Education and Collaboration (CIEC).
She has also worked with the university community to engage in new programmes that strengthened the university’s internationalization efforts,” the statement said.
“Under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, she worked closely with external partners at other higher education institutions in Ghana and abroad, developing several new collaborations and partnerships to expand UPSA’s international efforts to include faculty, staff and student exchanges.”
Furthermore, she led the University through several important milestones including the development of an additional graduate programme, infrastructure expansion and upgrades, and programme and institutional reaccreditations.
Dr Anim-Wright has also worked at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) from 2010 to 2013.
She joined as the Director of the Centre for Management Development and later served as the first Director of GIMPA’s Office of Corporate Affairs and Institutional Advancement.
Before her stay at GIMPA, Dr Anim-Wright was Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU), Danbury, CT (USA) from 2005 to 2010 where she had overall responsibility for the stewardship of WCSU’s advancement programme.
She also served as Director of Public Relations and Director of University Relations at WCSU.
Dr Anim-Wright is also currently the host of the longest-running news show on Ghanaian television,‘Talking Point’.
She holds a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Communication and Development from Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
The University Council, Vice-Chancellor and the entire University community congratulate Dr Anim-Wright on her appointment.
Dr Anim-Wright assumes office on 1st August.
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