(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has reappointed Professor Sir Hilary Beckles as vice-chancellor of the regional university for a second, six-year term.
His reappointment, among others, was announced during the annual business meeting of University Council. The virtual meeting was chaired by Chancellor Robert Bermudez yesterday, Friday, April 30.
The university noted that the council is authorised by The UWI’s Charter and Statutes to review the work of the university together with the audited statement of accounts and makes required appointments of new and returning executives, deans and senior managers.
Earlier in the public session of the meeting, broadcast live on UWItv, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles presented a detailed report of the 2019/2020 academic year in review to the Council, entitled “Off we go on the Revenue Revolution”.