GETfund to cut funding to public universities

GETfund to cut funding to public universities

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur says public universities should brace themselves for a cut in public funds in the near future stating that public universities must begin to innovate ways of funding themselves.

GETfund to cut funding to public universities

Speaking at the opening ceremony of African Universities’ Summit at the University of Ghana, the vice President disclosed that future developments could compel government to channel such resources into other sectors of the economy rather than public universities.

Public universities currently are supported through subventions by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) as authorities argue that the internally generated funds from their respective institutions do not have the capacity of fully manning the internal processes of the universities.

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