Ashesi's founder and president Patrick Awuah was featured on the front page of The Seattle Times on September 14, 2003. The feature article, titled "A Scholar Goes Home to Change the World," traces the genesis of Ashesi University and describes some of the highlights of the Awuah family's journey to this point. The Seattle Times is a major paper, with the largest circulation in the Pacific Northwest of the US.

Click here to read the full article about the Ghanaian who "left Microsoft to fulfill [his] dream of creating an African Ivy League."