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Recalling Naipaul

Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica, August 13, 2018 – The following statement on the passing of Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad (V.S.) Naipaul is issued by the 
Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.

 

New Deans of Engineering at The UWI

The UWI Vice-Chancellery, Jamaica, W.I. Wednesday, August 1, 2018—The University’s Office of Administration is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Deans, which became effective August 1, 2018. Dr. Paul Aiken has been appointed Dean of the new Faculty of Engineering at The UWI Mona Campus and Professor Edwin Ekwue is the new Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at The UWI St. Augustine Campus.

Professor Stephan Gift appointed to oversee UWI Board of Graduate Studies & Research

The UWI Vice-Chancellery, Jamaica, W.I. Wednesday, August 1, 2018—Effective August 1, 2018, Professor Stephan Gift is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor for Graduate Studies and Research, at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). Professor Gift’s appointment was approved at the June meeting of University Finance & General Purposes Committee. He succeeds Professor Dale Webber who has now taken up the portfolio of Campus Principal of The UWI Mona Campus.  

UWI Vice-Chancellor hosts new Prime Minister of Barbados

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, July 13, 2018— On Monday, July 2, 2018, prior to the start of the 39th Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Lady Beckles hosted a dinner reception for Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honourable Mia Mottley at the official Vice-Chancellor’s residence in Mona, Kingston, Jamaica.

UWI Book Launch of “The Grooming of a Chancellor” by Sir George Alleyne

The UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia in collaboration with the University of the West Indies Press will on Wednesday 18th July, 2018 host the book launch of The Grooming of a Chancellor by Chancellor Emeritus of the UWI, Sir George Alleyne. The launch forms part of a series of events being held across the region to mark the 70th Anniversary of The University of the West Indies

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