UDS Gets New Vice Chancellor
Members of the Governing Council of the University for Development Studies (UDS) have unanimously appointed Professor Seidu Al-Hassan as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University.
However, the appointment according to the council follows the withdrawal of Professor Felix Kofi Abagale, whose name together with Professor Seidu Al-Hassan was presented to the council by the VC search Committee.
The appointment was announced in a statement released by the University after an emergency meeting held by the governing council on Thursday, June 9.
Also, there was a court case filed by Victor Kodjoga Adawudu, the lawyer for Emmanuel Osabutey, a former student of the University who is a plaintiff, restraining the University, its Council Chair, and the registrar from declaring Professor Seidu Al-Hassan as the Vice Chancellor of the University.
The court has also placed an interlocutory injunction on Professor Seidu Al-Hassan from holding himself as the Vice Chancellor of the University until a final determination is made by the court.
According to the council, its decision has finally settled the procedural controversies over the appointment of Professor Seidu Al-Hassan as the vice Chancellor.