The Office of the Dean of Students serves a central role in student learning and development at UMaT. The role of the Dean of Students is to represent student concerns and provide programs and services that facilitate both student personal and academic growth. The Office of the Dean of Students creates opportunities to involve students and staff in seamless learning environment and provides a critical support structure for enriching the overall student experience.
These ends are achieved through collaborative efforts with student organs, Departments and Units within the University. The Office promotes an environment that encourages intellectual exchange and individual expression through orientation, mentoring and counseling programmes.
In effect, the Dean of Students performs the following:
- Advocate for the needs of all students
- Encourage student responsibility and leadership
- Promote a diverse and socially responsible learning community
- Fostering academic and social networks through which students develop as intentional learners and global citizens.
The Dean of Students also serves on other committee such as the Residence, Health Services and Security Committees among others that have that been established for the well-being of all students.
The Office of the Dean of Students comprises the Dean, Senior Hall Tutors, a Bursar and an Administrative Assistant, the Secretary. Currently, the Staff comprises the following:
Assoc Prof Bernard Kumi-Boateng - Dean
Mr. P.E. Baffoe - Vice Dean/Senior Hall Tutor (Gold Refinery Hall)
Mr. Lewis Brew - Senior Hall Tutor (Chamber of Mines Hall)
Mr. Saviour Mantey - Senior Hall Tutor (Dr. Michael Tetteh Kofi Hall)
Mr. Isaac K. Mensah - Bursar/Secretary