The Governing Council of the University for Development Studies at its meeting held on Friday, May 8, 2020, approved a second term for Prof. Gabriel AyumTeye as the Vice-Chancellor. The Council extended his tenure for two (2) more years, effective October 1, 2020, to September 30, 2022. His first five-year term comes to an end on September 30, 2020.
Under his leadership as Vice-Chancellor, the University has seen a tremendous drive in respect of the formulation and implementation of policies, expansion and introduction of academic programmes, creation of new faculties, schools, learning and research centres. His tenure also witnessed significant increase in terms of infrastructure and sport development.
In his resolve to boost teaching, research and learning through partnership, he offered good leadership that yielded benefits in terms of collaborations such as the West Africa Centre for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture (WACWISA) and the West Africa Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC-SRT). These have placed UDS on the pedestal of global centres of excellence.
Prof. Teye is expected to continue to offer leadership that will further enhance the image and international visibility of UDS.