St Vincent to host Open Campus Council Meeting
AMBASSADOR DR JUNE SOOMER, Chairman of Open Campus Council
March 6, 2020

St Vincent to host Open Campus Council Meeting

THE UNIVERSITY OF the West Indies Open Campus 2020 Council Meeting will be hosted in St Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday March 20 at the Beachcombers Hotel in Villa.

The Open Campus Council is the highest decision- making body of the Campus and will be presided over by Ambassador Dr June Soomer, Chairman of Open Campus Council.

Approximately 50 delegates representing ministries of education, The University of the West Indies, UWI Alumni and Guild of Students will be in attendance at the annual Council meeting.

The first segment of the morning session will be opened to invited guests and the media and will also be broadcast live on UWItv channel on FlOW and also online on Open Campus Facebook page. Dr June Soomer, Chairman of Council; Dr Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Open Campus; and Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The UWI will address the public session.

Dr Longsworth will present the Principal’s Report, a key feature of the Council meeting. Among the accomplishments

Dr Longsworth will highlight are the institutional re-accreditation of the Open Campus for the maximum seven years by the Barbados Accreditation Council, the pending opening of new and refurbished Sites in St Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago, the number of partnerships the Campus has forged during the year under review and the growth student numbers year on year. The meeting will also review the Audited Financial Statements, the Audit Committee Report, and The UWI Open Campus Alumni Report.