The president of the Central University College (CUC), Prof. Kwesi Yankah, is embarking on a working visit to New York from Monday, 8th April, 2013 for a meeting with members of the African Humanities Program, established by the American Council of Learned Societies. Professor Yankah will be there in his capacity as Associate Director of the African Humanities Program responsible for West and Eastern Africa.
While there, Prof. Yankah will also visit Princeton University on the invitation of the president of the university. Prof. Yankah is expected to meet with the president of Princeton University, Shirley M, Tilghman, the vice provost of International Initiatives, the Director of Programs in African Studies as well as other key members of the Council for International Teaching research.
Princeton University is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. And as a world-renowned research university, Princeton’s generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education. The university is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.
Prof. Yankah’s visit is aimed at exploring areas of corporation between the two universities.
Prof Yankah is expected back in the country on the 15th of April, 2013.