Provost of College of Humanities visits three Institutions at the College

Prof. Ofori at ISSER

The Provost of the College of Humanities and Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Affairs), Professor Daniel Frimpong Ofori, has paid a series of working visits to three institutes at the College.

The first visit, to the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), was to enable the Provost to familiarise himself with the Institute and the faculty and to inspect ongoing building projects at ISSER. Prof. Ofori was warmly welcomed by the Director of ISSER, Professor Peter Quartey. As part of the visit, the Provost held a working session with the Director, Heads of Division, Heads of Unit and other Senior Members including: Prof. Robert Darko Osei, Prof. Nana Akua Anyidoho, Dr. Isaac Osie-Akoto, Dr. Fred Dzanku and Mr. Archibald Adjei-Quaye.

Prof. Ofori also toured the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) which serves as a regional centre for postgraduate teaching and research training of population scientists from anglophone African countries. He was cordially received by the Acting Director of RIPS, Prof. Ayaga A. Bawah, the Senior Assistant Registrar, Mr. Benedict Fosu Agyei and the Director’s Secretary, Madam Esther Korsiwor Yorku. Led by the Acting Director and his team, the Provost visited a number of units within the Institute such as the Union for African Population Studies Secretariat, the Projects Office, the PhD Room and the ISSER/RIPS Library.

Prof. Ofori at RIPS

The Provost’s subsequent tour was to the Institute of African Studies (IAS), the first and oldest semi-autonomous research institute of the University of Ghana with the mandate to carry out research on all aspects of the arts and social sciences in Africa.

Prof. Ofori at IAS

At IAS, Prof. Ofori was accorded a warm welcome by Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata, the Director of the Institute. Accompanied by the Director and other staff, Prof. Ofori toured various units within the Institute including the J. H. Kwabena Nketia Archives, the Heritage Photo Lab as well as the Library and Reference Room. He, later, held an open forum with the Director and Senior Members of IAS to discuss matters relating to the Institute’s vision and research agenda.