Cave Hill campus to be headed by woman

 

(Barbados Nation) For the first time in almost half-century of its existence, the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies in Barbados will be headed by a woman.

Eudene Barriteau
Eudene Barriteau

The new principal is Professor Eudene Barriteau, who was appointed last August as principal of the University’s Open Campus but will now replace Sir Hilary Beckles, the new Vice-Chancellor who is leaving Cave Hill in April to succeed Professor Nigel Harris.

“She is a very distinguished and accomplished academic who has done exceedingly well at the university for decades,” said Sir George Alleyne, UWI Chancellor who confirmed Barriteau’s selection a few days ago by the University Council.

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