This has significantly influenced the enrolment in most of the universities all across the world. However, the Ghanaian universities have facilitated social integration of the students coming from diverse social backgrounds into one system. It is not easy for a country with diverse interest to integrate but has to take some efforts in order to ensure there is institutional integration as in the case with Ghanaian universities. The role of administration leadership is very critical in ensuring the success of social integration in the Ghanaian universities. It has ensured collaborated efforts in activities as well as systems, which cater for the different needs of the students coming from divergent backgrounds. This study will be very significant in discussing the role of administrative leadership towards promoting and ensuring social integration in the Ghanaian universities. Ghana has many immigrants from the nearby countries that are at war and the environment is not favorable for university learning. The nation, Ghana, also have immigrants who take part in trade and other international activities. As it stands today, most of the Ghanaian universities composes of students of diverse social, political and economic backgrounds, which in one way or another, requires special considerations and attention (Ayitey, 2012). This study will outline on the role of administrative leadership by outlining some of the factor as put in place in ensuring successful integration of the universities.
Ghana is one of the nations with increased enrolments of students over the years with an estimate of 3 % of the age group of 18-21 participating in the higher education (Ghana Education Service, 2003). The enrolment in the Ghanaian universities increased tremendously by 162% in the period 1983-1996 (Thompson & Casely-Hayford, 2008: Swartzman, 2010). Currently, university of Ghana has an enrolment rate of 11,637 with women comprising of 30 % of the number (Rolleston & Oketch,