The University of Cape Coast has held a three-day University Management and Unions
Consultative Retreat with a purpose to create an avenue to build a continual and harmonious
relationship between Management and the Unions for the well-being of the University.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, who chaired the meeting in his opening
remarks, expressed gratitude to the delegates present at the retreat for their hard work and
support to the growth and development of the University. Prof. Boampong urged all members
and staff to continue to contribute their quota to enable the University to realize its mission and
vision. He said, “At the end of this program, we should have taken decisions that will advance
Some issues discussed during the retreat centered on Salaries, Welfare Fund, Union Healthcare
Contributions/Union Support for the UCC Hospital, and the University of Cape Coast Staff
Provident Fund (UCCSPF).
The UTAG President, Dr. Bert Boadi-Kusi on behalf of the unions present, expressed gratitude
to University Management for convening the meeting and hoped that there would be continual
unity as the Unions and University Management work together to improve working conditions in
Also present at the retreat was the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dora Edu-Buandoh, Provosts of
Colleges, Heads of Directorates, and Representatives of University Teachers Association
of Ghana (UTAG-UCC), Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA-UCC), Senior
Staff Association of Universities of Ghana (SSAUoG-UCC), and the Teachers and Educational
Workers’ Union (TEWU-UCC).