Three Faculty Deans – one new and two returning – have been appointed at UWI St Augustine.
The appointments were approved at the annual business meeting of the University Council on April 30th 2021.
Head of the Department of Food Production and Senior Lecturer in Environmental Soil Physics, Dr. Mark Wuddivira, is the new Dean of the Faculty of Food and Agriculture.
He will succeed Professor Wayne Ganpat who retires on August 1st 2021.
Prior to joining UWI, Dr. Wuddivira was a Lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Dr. Brian Cockburn has been reappointed Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology and Dr. Akshai Mansingh has been reappointed Dean of the University’s Faculty of Sport.
The new and returning deans will serve a period of four years, effective August 1st, 2021.