The Management of Ghana’s premier University, the University of Ghana, Legon (UG) Sunday, August 1, 2021, at a ceremony sworn into office Mrs Emelia Naa Kwantsua Agyei-Mensah as the new Registrar for the university.
Mrs Emelia Naa Kwantsua who has become the ninth Registrar of the University of Ghana succeeds Mrs Mercy Haizel-Ashia who assumed office in August 2013 as the first female Registrar of the University of Ghana (UG).
Reacting to her new position, Mrs Emelia Naa said she will embrace best practices and effective leadership to ensure the delivery of quality services to students, faculty, staff, alumni and other stakeholders.
The new and ninth Registrar of Legon acknowledged that the University, like the rest of the world, has faced many challenges in recent times but pledged to work with Senior Management to address them.
Mrs Emelia Naa Kwantsua Agyei-Mensah pledged to build on the efforts of her predecessor to ensure that the University administration works effectively and efficiently.
The Chancellor of the University, Mrs Mary Chinery-Hesse following Mrs Mercy Haizel-Ashia, the outgoing Registrar end of term commended her outstanding leadership skills, dedication and commitment to university service.
She also expressed confidence in the incoming Registrar who has gained extensive knowledge in university administration, to have a successful tenure. She looked forward to a fruitful working relationship.
Agyei-Mensah who has served in various capacities at UG started her career in 1999 as a Junior Assistant Registrar. She was upgraded to the rank of Assistant Registrar and Senior Assistant Registrar in 2000 and 2006 respectively.
In 2014, she was promoted to Deputy Registrar. Until her appointment as Registrar, Mrs Agyei-Mensah served as College Secretary of the College of Education.