Many improvements at UG – Vice-Chancellor

Ivelaw Griffith

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Ivelaw Griffith, says there have been a number of improvements at the educational institution and has dismissed recent reports related to extravagant spending, among other things, while calling for verification of claims before articles are published.

In a letter, published in yesterday’s Stabroek News, Griffith said that he has been silent for some time now as “misinformation, outright fabrications, and innuendo” designed to malign and hurt the image of the university and him, and to impede the progress being made to improve the service to students and staff, have been published.

Griffith, in highlighting some of the recent improvements, pointed to the newly commissioned US$665,000 Jay and Sylvia Sobhraj Centre for Behavioral Sciences and Research, the launch of the School of Entrepreneur-ship and Business Innovation in 2017, and the launch this year of new degree programmes in Petroleum Engineering, Food Science, Youth Work, Clinical Psychology, and in Nursing and Civil Engineering in Berbice…..

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