Incorporation And Governance
The Dominion University College is incorporated as a company limited by Guarantee, under the Ghana’s Companies Code 1963, Act 179, and accredited by the National Accreditation Board in accordance with the National Accreditation Board Act, 2007, Act 744. The Companies Code, 1963 (Act 179) and the supporting Regulations and Statutes of Dominion University College provide a broad framework for the legal structure and governance of the University College.
Under the University College’s Statutes, the highest decision making and governing body of the University College is the Governing Council. It is currently made up of 15 members comprising of various stakeholders from the University Community and eminent Ghanaians from outside the University.
• Governing Council
The principal role of the Governing Council is to set the general strategy, policy and direction of the University College. Council is responsible for the advancement of the University’s objects, for its administration, and for the management of its finances and property.
There is a clear distinction of roles between ‘governance’ and ‘management,’ and members of the Governing Council are not involved in day-to-day executive management of the University College.
• Members of the Governing Council are:
(1) Prof. Felix Hammond- Chairman
(2) Prof. Wisdom Gagakuma, President
(3) Mr Rebily David Asante, (Acting) Registrar
(4) Hon. Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah
(5) Prof. Seth Asare- Danso, UCC Rep.
(6) Rev. Kennedy Okosun
(7) Rev. Sammy Adjepong
(8) Prof. Samuel Kwaku Bonsu
(9) Rev. Dr. Aramansa Forjoe
(10) Dr. Edward Larbi Siaw
(11) Ms Naa Adorkor Codjoe
(12) Ms Elsie Appau-Klu
(13) Mr William Asamoah Owusu, Faculty Rep.
(14) Rev. Francis Eduah Otoo, Admin Staff Rep
(15) Emmanuel Okokon Akpanika, SRC President.
• University College Management – The Executive Board
The Executive Board (EB) is the senior management team of the University chaired by the President. The EB assists the President in the overall day to day management and administration of the University College.
The EB serves as a strategic and advisory group to the President, assisting to perform the functions of the Chief Executive Officer of the University.
The membership of the EB is as follows:
1. The President- Chairman;
2. Vice Presidents;
3. The Registrar;
4. Heads of Schools, Centers and Service Units;
5. The Director of Finance;
6. The Librarian.
7. The Internal Auditor
• Quality Assurance
The Academic Board is responsible for the quality assurance of all teaching in the University College. As part of quality assurance, all end-of-semester examinations in each academic year are both pre-moderated and post-moderated by the University of Cape Coast, through the Institutional Affiliation Office. In addition, the quality of the courses are maintained through: scrutiny of the reports of External Examiners by the University College and the Academic Board; student feedback through lecture questionnaires; appraisal and evaluation of Faculty, and the provision of Faculty development programmes; and the Academic Board’s programme for reviewing Faculties and Departments every five years.