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Dean Moffatt Becomes Vice President


Dr. Stanley S. MoffattManagement is pleased to announce to the whole Regent Community and the General Public that the following staff members have been appointed to different positions of responsibility:

Dr. Stanley Moffatt has been appointed as the new Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Ms. Nancy Ansah the new Registrar of the University.

Prior to this appointment, Dr. Moffatt had spent five years as the Dean of the School of Informatics, Engineering and Technology (SIET) of our University College, where he made a number of significant contributions one of which was the Re-accreditation of SIET Programs.

Dr. Moffatt is a Fellow of the American Association of Nanotechnology, and visiting scholar at Purdue University School of Nanomedicine (USA). Before joining Regent University College, he held a Faculty position as an Assistant Professor at NOVA Southeastern University in Florida (USA).

Dr. Moffatt serves as an External Examiner for the MPhil degree, Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Ghana, Legon, a member of the Accreditation team by the National Accreditation Board. He is currently serving on the Faculty as a visiting Professor at the first Nano School of the Center for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria, South Africa.

Dr Moffatt is an astute and a prolific researcher with more than 25 international peer-reviewed publications to his credit. He has made numerous presentations at various international meetings in Europe, USA and Asia. He is currently the Africa Coordinator for USEACANI (US-Europe-Asia Pacific- Caribbean Nanotechnology Initiative).

As part of his responsibilities, he will work closely with relevant institutions, agencies and departments within and outside the University College to ensure that the University achieves a fully-fledged university status with a Government Charter in a relatively short time. Dr. Moffatt will also provide vision, leadership and direction to the Advancement Office which comprises the following four units: Student Recruitment, Communications, Financial Engineering & Allied Services, and Institutional Research, Planning & Quality Management

Responding to a question as to what the new appointment means to him, Dr. Moffatt said, "I am very grateful for the high honor done me with this appointment and feel challenged to surmount all hurdles to do a great job. I feel even more humbled by the outpouring of support, well wishes and encouragement from the University Community on this new role. While this appointment is in recognition of my passion, commitment and efficiency I have exhibited in previous roles as well as my unflinching loyalty to the Regent vision and mission, I pray that, with God being on my side, I will be able to take on my new responsibilities with greater dedication, commitment and efficiency that would bring respect, honor and admiration to this high office, with the ultimate goal of helping to steer Regent-Ghana to become a model University both at home and abroad."

Ms. Nancy Ansah, the new Registrar, joined Regent-Ghana in 2007 as the first Public Affairs Manager of the university.Ms. Nancy Ansah She was later appointed the Coordinator of the Regent-Maastricht MBA Programme, and also managed the University’s Scholarship Scheme. Ms Ansah worked as the Acting Deputy Registrar in the office of the President and later Acting Deputy Registrar in the Registrar’s office. She is the third in line after Dr. Isaac Ohene and Mr. Albert K. Amonoo, the Senior Vice President, who was the acting Registrar for several years.

Ms. Ansah has recently been offered admission for a PhD in Social Policy at the University of Sheffield, UK. She holds an MPhil in International Affairs with a research focused on Gender and International Politics from the Legon Centre for International Affairs (LECIA), University of Ghana, Legon. She also holds an MBA from the Maastricht School of Management (The Netherlands) and a BA in English and Russian Languages from the University of Ghana, Legon.

Ms. Ansah is the President of the Society for Women and AIDS in Africa (SWAA) Ghana, for two consecutive terms, and the immediate past Vice President (SWAA). She has led fund-raising projects for many women-centred programmes particularly in the area of reproductive health including HIV and AIDS. Furthermore, she has led the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects sponsored by USAID, UNFPA, Marie Stopes International, Global Fund for Women, Ghana AIDS Commission inter alia. She is an astute conference speaker on issues relating to Women & Health, Women & Politics and Women & Economics. In 2005, she founded Mending Lives Foundation, an NGO working with women and children.

As part of her official mandate, Ms. Ansah will be in charge of the management and supervision of the operations of Admissions, Registration, Assessment and General Services. She will also provide administrative support to the entire university staff and student body.

In a short interview conducted in connection with her new appointment, Ms. Nancy Ansah said, "I feel privileged to be called to serve in this high office at our noble institution. I have been here for the last seven years; and I can confidently say that this institution has the right agenda with regard to the socio-economic and spiritual well-being of Ghana and Africa as a whole."

She continued, "I pray that God gives me strength to continue to serve Him through my work at RUCST. I am grateful to the Founder and President, Management and Staff and in fact, the community of Regent University College for the confidence reposed in me. There have been many congratulatory messages which give me the assurance that the whole university community is solidly behind me."

Both Dr. Moffatt and Ms. Ansah bring to their respective offices visionary leadership, rich experience and in-depth knowledge to assist the university in its quest to raising transformational leaders through science and technology education to impact their generations.