UWI has appointed Professor Stafford Griffith as Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of its new Five Islands Campus in Antigua and Barbuda.
Professor Griffith will lead the Campus for its initial year of operation -his appointment is effective from today (August 15th 2019) to July 31st 2020.
Five Islands, which is UWI’s 4th landed campus, is expected to welcome its first batch of students in September.
It was established to provide a development platform for Antigua and Barbuda, and to expand The UWI’s regional capacity in the delivery of higher education for the 21st century.
It will begin with three schools—the School of Health and Behavioural Sciences, the School of Management, Sciences and Technology, and the School of Humanities and Education.
Professor Griffith previously served as Regional Director of UWI’s Office of Online Learning and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education at the Mona Campus.
He has spent more than 35 years of his career at the professional and senior management levels in fields covering educational measurement and evaluation, programme planning and management, curriculum development, and teaching.