A former minister of Finance, David Farhat, has been appointed as director of the Graduate Program of Business and Public Administration (MBA/MPA) of the University of Liberia (UL).
He replaces Assistant Professor Sunny Nyemah who resigned recently, a UL statement issued yesterday said.
According to Mr. Farhat’s letter of appointment from UL president Emmet A. Dennis, his assignment took effect March 1, 2015.
The new graduate director comes to the nation’s highest institute of learning with considerable academic credentials and years of experience.
From 1988-1990, Mr. Farhat served as Minister of Finance, and earlier as Minister of Commerce, Industry and Transportation between 1987 and 1988.
His curriculum vitae records four academic degrees including three Masters’ Degrees in Economics, Finance and Accounting from Syracuse University, New York, USA from 1972 to 1979.
In 1966, Mr. Farhat graduated from the UL with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics.
Mr. Farhat previously served as Assistant Professor and chairman of the Department of Accounting (1981-1986) teaching advanced courses in Accounting and Taxation, and performed general administration of the department. In 1990, he became professor of Accounting in the College of Business and Public Administration.