The University council of KNUST is the highest authority of KNUST. It is made up of members from various constituent units. Mr. P.V. Obeng is the current chairman of the Council. The University Council members are displayed and there is a section for former chairpersons.
On the 1st of October, 2010, Professor William Otoo Ellis was appointed as Vice Chancellor for a four year term to steer the affairs of this great institution by the Council of this University. He was inducted into office on the 2nd of October, 2010 and swore the oath of service and was formally outdoored to the University Community and to the rest of the general public.