Education…The University of Guyana: Challenge and Change

University of Guyana Vice Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith talks with The Guyana Review about the challenges that inhere in the transformation of the University of Guyana

University of Guyana Vice Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith talks with The Guyana Review about the challenges that inhere in the transformation of the University of Guyana

Guyana Review: Perhaps we can start by trying to secure an insight into your vision, your priorities for the University of Guyana. Where you want to take the institution?

Vice Chancellor: Our University has suffered from the breadth and depth of neglect so I do not have the luxury of having one priority at a time. I have to have a bunch of priorities at a time.  Part of what we need to do is to examine our programmatic offerings.  Are we doing the instruction and the research that a Guyana going into the future would need? Do we have the human capital support and the physical capital support to do quality work for our students and staff? Those are some of the problems. We have to do something about staff salaries; we have to do something about the physical infrastructure, classrooms; …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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