September 9, 2011
Deborah Dalrymple heads UWI Open Campus

Deborah Dalrymple joined the staff of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, on September 1, 2011, as Head, Open Campus Country Site, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.{{more}}

She replaces Dr. Adrian Fraser, who has retired.

Prior to joining the UWI, Dalrymple served as the first Adult Education Officer at the Ministry of Education, St. Vincent, where she made a significant contribution to the development of government policy on Adult Education. She was intimately involved in the training of Community Educators. She also served as the Director/Therapist at Marion House, the first social service agency in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, where she provided counseling services, as well as training programmes for youth-at-risk and parents.

Dalrymple has a deep compassion for the empowerment of marginalized Vincentians, particularly “Out of School Youth” and has served as an advocate for disenchanted “left out” youth in local, regional and international fora.

Described as a goal oriented thinker with excellent leadership ability, enthusiasm, dynamism, warmth, intuition, persuasiveness and professionalism, Mrs. Dalrymple, is no stranger to UWI, having worked as the Saint Vincent Tutor/Coordinator of the UWI’s MSc programme on Counseling.

Dalyrmple is married and is the mother of three.