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Several Senior Managers re-appointed at The UWI

For Release Upon Receipt - May 11, 2010

St. Augustine

At the annual business meeting of The University of the West Indies (UWI) University Council, held on April 16, 2010 at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados, The UWI’s supreme governing body approved the appointment or re-appointment of several senior managers.

Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie was re-appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Planning and Development for a second 3-year term of office, effective August 1, 2010. Dr Tewarie is based at the St Augustine Campus of which he was the former Principal. Professor Alvin Wint was reappointed Pro Vice-Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies for a further 3-year term, effective August 1, 2010. Professor Wint is based at the Mona Campus.

Mr Jeremy Callaghan has been re-appointed Registrar of the St Augustine Campus for a period of two years, from August 1, 2010. The position of University Bursar/Chief Financial Officer for the entire University which has, since 1993, been filled by Mr Winston Bayley, will go to Mr Archibald Campbell, currently a Lecturer in Advanced Financial Accounting at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Mona Campus, on July 1, 2010, when Mr Bayley retires.


About UWI

Over the last six decades, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged University with over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest and most longstanding higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, with main campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher (St Kitts) & Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. UWI recently launched its Open Campus, a virtual campus with over 50 physical site locations across the region, serving over 20 countries in the English-speaking Caribbean. UWI is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links with over 60 universities around the world. Through its seven Faculties, UWI offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science and Agriculture, and Social Sciences.