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Meet Rev. Prof. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, New Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research

‘As a Research pundit, an old student of CSC and a proud alumnus of now CSUC, my primary
objective is to make CSUC, a Research University that seeks to attract both local and
international scholars to promote research developments to advance the academic excellence,
the University College seeks to pursue. To achieve that, plans are underway to establish a
research centre.’ Rev. Prof. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, observed.

The governing Council of Christian Service University College (CSUC), Kumasi, has appointed
Rev. Prof. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, an Associate Professor, as the new Dean, School of Graduate
Studies and Research (SGSR), effective September 1, 2021.

Prof. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, was the immediate past President of the Ghana Baptist University
College (GBUC), Kumasi, from August 2016 to July 2021. Prior to that, he was the Dean,
School of Theology and Ministry at the Ghana Baptist University College after rising through
various lectureship positions from an Adjunct Lecturer to Associate Professor till 2020. His
research interest is African Reflection on Old Testament Texts.

He served in membership capacities through to the Chairmanship positions of the Executive
Management Committee and Academic Board of GBUC respectively.

As part of his service as an assessor and external examiner with a number of Masters and
Doctoral Degrees thesis and dissertation supervision, Prof. Adu-Gyamfi served as an External
Examiner to Christian Service University College, Graduate School, from 2017 to 2018, and an
External Examiner to University of Geneva in 2020.

Prof. Adu-Gyamfi has also attended and presented at several conferences and seminars on
development of higher education including research workshops at various universities within
Ghana, Africa and beyond.

His recent major institutional-related initiatives included; Ghana Baptist University College’s
collaboration with Bowen University, Nigeria, 2020 and partnership with CyberGhana, 2020. He
has been a Research Fellow of University of the Western Cape, South Africa since 2012 and an
Affiliate member of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Prof. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Old Testament Studies from the
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2007, a Master of Philosophy in Old Testament
Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, 2000 and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
degree in Biblical Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, 1998. He also has a
Diploma in Theology from the University of Ghana, 1994, and another Diploma in Biblical
Studies (ACTEA), from Christian Service College (CSC), Kumasi, Ghana, 1994.

He has acquired significant experience in University governance and management to his credit,
taught at Northern Baptist College, Manchester, UK and Springdale College, Leeds, UK. He has
authored two (2) Books, contributed chapters in books and published a number of peer reviewed
articles in highly reputed journals such as Scriptura and Old Testament Essays.

He is a staunch Christian and an ordained Minister of the Ghana Baptist Convention, and a
Minister of the Baptist Union of Great Britain with thirty (30) years of pastoral experience. He is
a Motivational speaker, writer, editor and a contributer of the Old Testament Team of the Bible
Society of Ghana.

Rev.Yaw Adu-Gyamfi is from Kukuom in Ahafo Region and married to Victoria with four (4)

Congratulations, Prof. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi; new Graduate School Dean!


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Anastasia C. Erzuah, Public Relations Office, CSUC

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