WARA Institutional Members

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WARA is excited to announce our first West African-based Institutional Member, Garden City University College! GCUC is based in Kumasi, Ghana, founded by Dr. Albert Acquah, who is now the current Chancellor. Please visit their website here. Thank you GCUC and welcome to the WARA family!

WARA is a consortium of colleges and universities with academic interests in Africa. WARA is pleased to collaborate with member institutions in various programming initiatives and is grateful for their ongoing support.

Members have the support of WARC to organize study tours and professional development seminars in Senegal and are apprised of opportunities for hosting West African scholars and artists on their campuses.

Member Institution Benefits

  • Listings in the semi-annual WARA newsletter and website, with a link to your institution’s website
  • Complimentary subscription and priority submissions to the WARA newsletter
  • Eligibility for the WARA Residency grant, an opportunity for WARA member institutions to host a West African scholar over the summer
  • Discount for hosting the traveling exhibit: The Paintings of Yelimane Fall: Community, Literacy, and Activism in Islam
  • Discounted travel with South African Airways (contact WARA for details)

Institutional Members

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WARA Institutional Members’ Study Abroad Programs

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Institutional membership:  $250/year
Please contact us at wara@bu.edu for invoice requests.

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