KNUST Deans, Provosts and Registrars of the six Colleges
The Kumasi-based Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST has is one of the oldest and Prestigious Ghanaian University. The 2022 Times Higher Education Ranking Positioned KNUST as best University in Africa for Quality.
KNUST under the leaders of Vice Chancellor of Prof Rita Akosua Dickson and Prof Ellis Owusu-Dabo was ranked ahead of top African universities such as University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, Universiteit Stellenbosch, University of Witwatersrand, The American University in Cairo, University of Johannesburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Al Akhawayn University, University of Ghana, and the University of Cape coast.
In addition to the Times Higher Education Ranking, KNUST was ranked first in Ghana by Webometrics Ranking and the best university in West Africa by U.S. News And World Report 2019.
What is the motto of KNUST?
The Motto of KNUST is Ashanti Twi: Nyansapɔ wɔsane no badwenma which is interpreted in English as The knot of wisdom is untied only by the wise.
KNUST 70th Anniversary
KNUST is currently celebrating its 70th Anniversary under the theme 70 years of global impact; a new age for a renewed focus,’. The 70th Anniversary of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology was launched on October 27, 2021 at the Great Hall, under the distinguished patronage of the school’s chancellor, His Royal Majesty, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The exhibition for the 70th Anniversary Celebration was held from May 10th to May 13th, 2022.
What are KNUST Alumni called
Former graduates from KNUST are called Technocrates.
how many colleges are in the KNUST
KNUST, based in Kumasi, has six colleges. Along with the six colleges, the University has a distance learning institute and a School of Graduate Studies.
Provost of six colleges in KNUST
The provosts of KNUST’s six colleges are listed, along with links to the colleges’ websites. Links to the various Faculties and Departments are made available at the College level.
|List of Colleges in KNUST||KNUST’s Provost||College Website|
|Provost College of Engineering||Prof. Mark Adom-Asamoah||https://coe.knust.edu.gh/|
|Provost, College of Agricultural & Natural Resources||Prof. Ben K. B. Banful||https://canr.knust.edu.gh/|
|College of Science (CoS)||Prof. Leonard K. Amekudzi||https://cos.knust.edu.gh/|
|College of Health Sciences||Professor Christian Agyare||https://chs.knust.edu.gh/|
|College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CoHSS)||Prof. Charles Marfo||https://cohss.knust.edu.gh/|
|College of Art and Built Environment, CABE||Provost: Prof. John Tiah Bugri||https://cabe.knust.edu.gh/|
Who is Provost for KNUST College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, CANR
Professor Ben.Kwaku Branoh Banful is a Distinguished Professor of Agronomy and the Provost of KNUST’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Prior to becoming Provost of CANR, he was Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Head of the Department of Horticulture, and Department Examination Officer.
He has authored over 75 articles in high impact journals in the area of Production Systems of Crops, crops Postharvest Systems and Soil fertility management. He is an Alumnus of Sekondi College, St Augustine College, the University of Cape Coast and the University of Ghana. The Distinguished has worked with renowned institutions such KMA on their Beautification Project and Eni Exploration and Production Ghana Ltd has attracted an amount of USD3,165,069.00 to the Kumasi-based University.
Prior to his appointment at KNUST, was with the Kumasi Branch of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
What are the Faculties under KNUST College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
The KNUST College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has two Faculties, they are the Faculty of Agriculture and the Faculty of Natural Resources.
Who is Provost College of health Science KNUST
Professor Christian Agyare currently serves as Provost of KNUST’s College of Health Sciences. Prior to his appointment, he was the Head of the Quality Assurance and Planning Unit at KNUST, which is now the Quality Assurance and Planning Office (QAPO).
He is an Alumnus of the Prestigious Prempeh College, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the University of Muenster, Germany. The distinguished Professor is married to Dr. Charlotte S. Agyare, and they have three children.
KNUST College of Humanities and Social Sciences Provost
Prof. Charles Ofosu Marfo is currently the Provost of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Prof Marfo is a visiting Scholar/Professor at the Uni versity of Hong Kong and the Potsdam University.
He obtained his academic qualifications from the Premier University of Ghana, University of Tromsø and the University of Hong Kong.
He has previously served in the position of the President of the KNUST branch of the University Teachers’ Association of Ghana (UTAG) and President of the Linguistics Association of Ghana.
How many Faculties in COHSS KNUST
The KNUST’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is has three Faculties. COHSS KNUST faculties include Faculty of Social Science, KNUST School Business and the Faculty of Law.
KNUST College of Engineering Provost
Prof. Mark Adom-Asamoah is the current of the Provost College of Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST. Prior to his Provost Appointment, the distinguished Professor served in the portfolio of Dean, Faculty of Civil and Geo-Engineering, Head of Department of Petroleum Engineering and Faculty Examination officer.
The Distinguish Professor is a visiting scholar at some top USA-based Universities such as Arizona State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA and University of Bristol, UK.
Faculties in KNUST College Engineering
The College of Engineering in KNUST has three Academic Faculties, namely Faculty of Civil and Geo Engineering, Faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the Faculty of Mechanical & Chemical Engineering.
KNUST College of Art and Built Environment Provost
Prof. John Tiah Bugri is the current Provost of the KNUST’s College of Art and Built Environment, CABE. He has previously served as dean of the Faculty of Built Environment between 2015 to 2019 and former Head of Department of Land Economy.
The Distinguised Professor ha worked with some top institutions such as World Bank , Network of Excellence for Land Governance in Africa (NELGA) and among others.
His teaching and research works focus on the major topics land governance, land rights, and land use
What are the Faculties under College of Art and Built Environment, CABE
The College of Art and Built Environment, CABE has three faculties, namely faculty of Art, Faculty of Built Environment and the Faculty of Educational Studies.
KNUST College of Science Provost
Prof. Leonard K. Amekudzi is the Current Provost of the College of Science in KNUST and visiting professor to WASCAL-CCWR at the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin). The Professor of Atmospheric Physics and Climate Science is an Alumnus of the University of Cape Coast,UCC and the University of Bremen in Germany
He is an Alumnus of the .Leonard has over 60 publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and attracted funding and grants on some projects such as WASCAL CONCERT, WASCAL FLURIFOOD, DACCIWA Project including funding for 2 Ph.D. students and among other laudable projects on Climates and Tropical Meteorology
How many Faculties does the KNUST College of Science have
The KNUST college of Science has two faculties. They are the Faculty of Biosciences and the Faculty of Physical And Computational Sciences.
Who is the current dean of student for KNUST?
Prof. Wilson Agyei Agyare is the Dean of Students of KNUST and Prof. Dr. Dr. Otchere Addai-Mensah is the Vice Dean of Students of KNUST. Previously the office was head by Professor William Akanwariak Gariba who resigned in January 2019.
is Mrs Theodora Oduro, the Dean of Students at KNUST
Mrs Theodora Oduro is a Snr Assistant Registrar in the Office of the Dean of Students’.
Names of KNUST Faculties Deans
Find below the names of the various deans on KNUST Campus and links to the Faculties website
|KNUST Faculties||Names of KNUST Deans||Websites|
|Faculty of Agriculture||Prof Enoch Osekre||https://agric.knust.edu.gh/about-us/|
|Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources||Prof. Emmanuel Danquah||https://frnr.knust.edu.gh/about-us|
|Faculty of Built Environment||Prof. Samuel Amos-Abanyie||https://cabe.knust.edu.gh/academics/faculty-built-environment|
|Faculty of Art||Prof. Charles Frimpong||https://cabe.knust.edu.gh/academics/faculty-art|
|Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (FPPS)||Prof Berko Panyin Anto||https://pharmacy.knust.edu.gh/about/message|
|Faculty of Allied Health Sciences||Prof Alexander Yaw Debrah||https://ahs.knust.edu.gh/node/48|
|School of Public Health||Prof. Samuel Kofi Newton||https://sph.knust.edu.gh/|
Dean of KNUST Medical School
Prof. Daniel Ansong is the Dean of KNUST Medical School at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST.
Andrews Kwasi Boateng is the name of KNUST’s Registrar. He was previously the Registrar of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in Sunyani.
Who is KNUST Deputy Registrar of Academic Affairs
Mrs. Margaret Afi Dzisi is the KNUST’s Deputy Registrar of Academic Affairs.
|KNUST College Registrars||Six KNUST College’s|
|Juliana Serwaa Andoh||College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Registrar|
|Mrs. Ida Saeed||College of Engineering Registrar|
|Mr. Ebenezer Tettey Otieku||College of Humanities and Social Sciences Registrar|
|Mr. APPIAH-NKYI Richard Esq||College of Health Sciences|
|Mr. Kwame Yeboah Jr.||College of Science|
|College of Arts and Built Environment|
Who is the Registrar for KNUST College of Agriculture and Natural Resources?
Mrs. Juliana Serwaa Andoh is the Current Registrar for the KNUST College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The Seasoned University Administrator Previously served as College Registrar for Science, Health and Medical Science and the KNUST Business School.
She is assisted by Mrs Dora Mensah, Faculty Registrar of Natural Resources, KNUST and Mrs Ruth Bediako , Faculty Registrar of KNUST’S Faculty of Agriculture
KNUST other college registrars
In addition to the six colleges, academic faculties, and research research centers, the university has an Institution of Distance Learning and a School of Graduate Studies.
Who is the KNUST IDL New Director
Prof Matthew Glover Addo has been appointed as the new director of KNUST’s Institute of Distance Learning (IDL). Prof. Kwame Osei Boateng, who was appointed Director of IDL on August 1, 2018, handed over administration to him.
Who is the KNUST Graduate School Director
The Director for the KNUST Graduate School is Professor Eric Kwabena Forkuo of the KNUST’s College of Engineering. Prof Forkuo is an Alumnus of KNUST, University of Cape Town, South Africa and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
The KNUST Graduate School Vice Dean
Professor Michael Poku-Boansi, a former Asante Kotoko youth team player, is the Vice Dean of KNUST Graduate School.
KNUST IDL courses
Undergraduate Diploma, Degree, and Postgraduate Masters degree courses are available to Ghanaians and other nationals at the KNUST Institute of Distance Learning. For interested applicants seeking admission to the KNUST Institute of Distance Learning, the KNUST IDL Course Catalog is available at https://idl.knust.edu.gh/programmes.
KNUST IDL Fees
KNUST IDL Academic tuition fees are listed in Ghana Cedis on the IDL Course Catalogue website at https://idl.knust.edu.gh/programmes. For example, the tuition fee for KNUST IDL’s MSc Development Management program is $14,763.00 per year.
KNUST IDL Contact
KNUST IDL can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 233 247274661 and 233 500482885.
KNUST First Vice Chancellor
KNUST’s First Vice Chancellor is Robert Patrick Baffour.
KNUST Traditional Halls and Hostels.
KNUST has six (6) main halls, which are as follows: Independence Hall, Africa Hall, University Hall, Republic Hall, Unity Hall, and Queens Hall. The are also a very good number of hostels on the KNUST campus and its environs.
Popular Hostels on KNUST Campus
Victory Towers Hostel, GUSS Hostel, Evandy Hostel, Westend, and Wagyingo are some of the most popular hostels on the KNUST campus. Check out the full list of recommended on-campus hostels below.
|NO||NAME OF HOSTEL||LOCATION OF HOSTEL||CONTACT|
|1||ABUNDANCE GRACE HOSTEL||AYEDUASE NEW SITE||0246139376|
|8||AMERICAN HOUSE||AYEDUASE NEW SITE,||0208133921|
|10||ANGLICAN||GAZA AREA, KNUST||0249481310|
|12||ASANSIKA||AYEDUASE LAST STOP||0245892336|
|13||B O EXECUTIVE||AYEDUASE||0242678171|
|14||BANIVILLAS||GAZA AREA, KNUST||0244627999|
|16||BY HIS GRACE||AYEDUASE||0277090109|
|17||CANAM HALL||KOTEI EXTENSION||0244991398|
|18||CANAM GOLD||KOTEI EXTENSION||0244991398|
|19||CANAM EXECUTIVE||KOTEI EXTENSION||0244991398|
|20||CASA MARIA HOSTEL||AYEDUASE||0208185998|
|22||CEPOS HOSTEL||KOTEI NEW SITE||0277429367|
|27||DAKENS INT. HOSTEL||AYEDUASE||0208150148|
|28||DE-LISA HOSTEL ANNEX||AYEDUASE NEW SITE||0244282694|
|29||DE-LISA HOSTEL MAIN||KOTEI ROAD||0244282694|
|34||FOSUA HOMES||AYEDUASE NEW SITE||0552793293|
|35||FLINT XKLUSIV||KOTEI EXTENSION||0244461262 / 0244246287|
|36||F. PLAZA||AYEDUASE NEW SITE||0246761099 / 0244366904|
|37||FRANCO HOSTEL||KOTEI EXTENSION||0553005120|
|38||FRANCO HOSTEL ANNEX||KOTEI EXTENSION||0244583897|
|39||NEW FRANCO||KOTEI EXTENSION||0244583897|
|43||GEORGE EMPIRE (AMANDA)||BEHIND P.III||0208142263|
|46||GLORY BE TO GOD||AYEDUASE||0242002594|
|47||GLORY BE TO GOD ANNEX||AYEDUASE||0242689765|
|51||HONESTY STUDENTS HOSTEL||AHINSAN ESTATE||0244288299|
|54||JENEST HOSTEL||AYEDUASE GATE||0548136028|
|65||MILLENIUM LIGHT||AYEDUASE NEWSITE||0208122201|
|66||MORNING STAR PALACE||AYEDUASE||0543698818|
|67||MORNING STAR PALACE||BOMSO||0244247533|
|69||NEVADA||NEWSITE – AYEDUASE||0243944020|
|71||NO WEAPON ANNEX||KOTEI||0542623351|
|75||OUTLOOK HOSTEL||AYEDUASE NEWSITE||0244620866|
|76||P III HOSTEL||AYEDUASE||0245787825|
|77||PINAMANG HOSTEL||AYEDUASE NEW SITE|
|78||PREMIER TOWER PALACE||KOTEI||0549435660|
|81||R & B||AYEDUASE||0246288768|
|83||RISING STAR (NYBERG)||KOTEI ROAD||0209777759|
|85||ROYAL GATE HOSTEL LTD.||BOMSO GATE||0243463320|
|92||THE BEST||KOTEI||0244252764 / 0244581128|
|93||THE HOPES COMMUNITY||AYEDUASE||0558256643|
|96||THY KINGDOM COME||AYEDUASE||0244828656|
|97||THY WILL BE DONE||KOTEI||0548486613|
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