UEW New Vice-Chancellor Assumes Office, Pledges Visionary Leadership for University
Prof. Stephen Jobson Mitchual, on 2nd October, 2023, officially assumed office as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), with a promise to build on the gains made in fostering a peaceful working environment and leading the university into a new era of excellence and growth.
A distinguished scholar with a Ph.D. in Wood Science and Technology from the prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Prof. Mitchual brings a wealth of experience to his new role. Prior to his appointment as Vice-Chancellor of UEW, he served as the Ag. Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED), Kumasi, and had oversight responsibility of the School of Graduate Studies of AAMUSTED for two academic years.
Prof. Mitchual has emphasised a commitment to academic excellence, innovation, and inclusivity. He pledges to work closely with faculty, staff, and students to foster a culture of collaboration and to ensure that UEW continues to be a hub for cutting-edge research and educational advancement.
"I believe that universities play a pivotal role in shaping the future, and I am committed to guiding our institution to new heights of achievement. Together, we will embrace change, encourage creativity, and provide a nurturing environment for all members of our academic community."
The appointment of Prof. Mitchual comes at a crucial time for UEW, as it faces various challenges and opportunities in the ever-evolving landscape of higher education. Prof. Mitchual’s assumption of office marks the beginning of an exciting chapter in the history of UEW. With his leadership and vision, the university is poised to achieve new milestones and continue its legacy of academic excellence.