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Obiri-Danso to replace Otoo Ellis as KNUST Vice-Chancellor

Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso
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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has appointed Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso as its new Vice-Chancellor.

Prof. Obiri-Danso, currently the Provost of the College of Science at the KNUST, will replace Prof. William Otoo Ellis who steps down in July after serving six years in the position.

According to a statement signed by the school's acting registrar, Prof. Obiri-Danso will serve a four-year term from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2020.

Prof. Obiri-Danso holds a Bachelors Degree (Biological Sciences) and an MPhil (Food Microbiology) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and a PhD – Environmental Microbiology) from Lancaster University, United Kingdom.