Ghanaian excellence is all over the place… we’re barely playing catch up.

Renowned Ghanaian Political Scientist, Professor Wisdom Tettey has been appointed the new vice-president and principal of the University of Toronto Scarborough and will begin his five-year term as vice-president and principal on Ist July 2019.

Before rising to the position of vice-president and principal, Professor Wisdom Tettey was the dean of arts and sciences at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus where he has been for the past seven years.

At the ceremony where he was unveiled as the new vice-president and principal of the University of Toronto Scarborough, Professor Wisdom Tettey said:

“I am delighted at the opportunity to be part of the U of T Scarborough community. Being part of a community where there is a passion for socially and globally conscious scholarship, as well as teaching and learning, where the desire for the cultivation of global citizenship is reflected in various activities that the campus is engaged in, and where colleagues are making significant contributions to the overall direction of the University of Toronto – that was appealing to me.”

The most prominent person in the country who congratulated Professor Wisdom Tettey is former Electoral Commission boss, Charlotte Osei. Though she is mourning the passing of her father, she took to Instagram to congratulate the new vice-president and principal of the University of Toronto Scarborough.

She wrote:

“Celebrating the goodness of God in the life of my best male friend and brother- Prof Wisdom Tettey. A faithful friend through the decades, brilliant like no other I know, a truly humble heart and selfless spirit. So proud of you Wiz. All hail the new Vice President of the University of Toronto and new Principal of the University of Toronto Scarborough. Congratulations Wiz. Keep making us proud. God preserve and increase you.”

Professor Wisdom Tettey is a leading researcher on the African diaspora.

Congratulations to him!

Ghana to the world, always!!

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