Daniel A. Wubah
As president, Wubah supports the university mission of providing diverse, dynamic, meaningful experiences to inspire learners to grow both intellectually and personally to enable them to contribute positively to local and global communities.
He became the 15th president of Millersville University on July 1, 2018. Prior to that, he served as provost and later the senior advisor to the President at Washington and Lee University. His previous positions include deputy provost and vice president for undergraduate education at Virginia Tech; associate provost and professor of zoology at University of Florida; associate dean, professor of biology and special assistant to the president at James Madison University and associate professor and department chair at Towson University.
A microbiologist, Wubah is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and testified before the U.S. Congress on how to prepare the science workforce for the 21st century. In July 2020, he was among the speakers at a United Nations panel about the COVID-19 pandemic.
In private life, Wubah is a tribal king (Safohene) at Breman Asikuma in the central region of Ghana. His royal name is Nana Ofosu Peko III. He and his wife, Judith, have two daughters and two grandchildren.
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