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UPSA Chancellor to set up endowment fund for students

By: Raphael Apetorgbor

The Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), Nene Drolor Bosso AdamteyI has declared the establishment of an endowment fund with an amount of $100,000.00 in his quest to broaden academic and professional excellence.
The fund would be used to support Strategic Leadership Center of the University which would provide sustainable leadership that would further promote economic development of the country.
“A very solid endowment policy will be put in place to strike a balance between providing a predictable and stable stream of revenue for current beneficiaries and increasing the purchasing power of the revenue stream for future beneficiaries,” he said
Speaking at his induction as the maiden Chancellor of UPSA in Accra, he said the fund would contribute to the continuous transformation of the University.
He was optimistic that the fund would contribute to the continued transformation of the university.
Nene Adamtey, known in private life as Dr. Kinsley Fletcher praised the UPSA for the marvelous progress it had made, from an entirely private higher learning centre to a university of choice in business studies in the continent of Africa.
The Chancellor said he would also support an effective internship programme for all students of the university before they graduated.
He encouraged the students to always seek higher academic pursuits and express gratitude all those who played a pivotal role in his appointment. 
He said his vision was to enhance the external visibility of the University and strengthen linkages and collaborations around the globe, declaring that this would expand the scope and presence of their programmes
“My vision to enhance the external visibility of the University and strengthen linkages and collaboration around the globe .This will expand the scope and presence of our programs” he said.
The Vice Chancellor of the UPSA, Professor Joshua Alabi in his remarks, stated that the chancellor had brought to UPSA an impressive record of extensive academic, administrative and leadership experience to lead it, noting that the university stood to benefit immensely.
Nene Drolor Bosso Adamtey I is the Executive Chairman of Fletcher Holdings Limited, Ghana, Fletcher International Services, USA/Ghana, Royal One Company, Ghana, and Asia Hong Kong Holdings in Hong Kong.
He is also the Board Chairman of FirstBanc Financial Services, Ghana; Chairman and CEO, Fletcher Global, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.
He also served as a special advisor to the Assistant Secretary General and Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Africa.
Additionally, Drolor Adamtey is the former Chairman of TV3 Network, Ghana and serves as an advisor and counsellor to over 2000 global leaders and mentors  around the globe.
He also partnered IBM and other leading technology firms to bring to Ghana and West Africa infrastructure, technology, training and educational opportunities.
The new Chancellor holds a PhD in Education, Philosophy, Theology, as well as a masters degree in Theology.
He is also a visiting professor to a number of universities across the globe.


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