Daniel A. Wubah is the Provost at Washington and Lee University. He came to Washington and Lee from Virginia Tech where he served as vice president for undergraduate education and deputy provost.
Wubah received a Bachelor of Science with Honors in botany and Diploma in Science Education from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana, a Master of Science in biology from the University of Akron, Ohio, and a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Georgia, with a specialization in anaerobic microbiology. He was postdoctoral fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Research Laboratory in Athens, Ga. Wubah started his academic career as assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Towson (State) University in Maryland in 1992. A year after he earned tenure, he was elected chair of the department. In 2000, he moved to James Madison University as the associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, and three years later, he was appointed the special assistant to the president. After serving as associate provost for undergraduate education and professor of zoology at the University of Florida from 2007-2009, he moved to Virginia Tech.