The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona has appointed former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Industry and Agriculture, Dr Donovan Stanberry as the new Campus Registrar.
The campus registrar is the most senior administrator on the campus, serving as chief administrative officer, chief operating officer and as secretary to all campus committees.
At Mona, the Registrar’s Office has oversight for admissions; campus records management; examinations; human resource management; international students office; marketing, recruitment and communications; office of graduate studies and research; registry information systems; and the secretariat.
Dr Stanberry began his professional career in September 1992 as a lecturer of mathematics at the College of Arts, Science and Technology, having graduated, with honours, from the Moscow Agricultural Academy (now Russian State Agrarian University), with a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics, in June 1992.
Two years later, he moved on to the Planning Institute of Jamaica, assuming the position of Senior Economist/Head of the Agricultural Unit, until March 1996 when he was recruited to the then Ministry of Public Utilities and Transport, as Senior Director with responsibility for water. In January 1998, transferred to the Ministry of Water, as senior director, and was subsequently promoted to chief technical director for water in 2000 in the Ministry of Water and Housing.
In November 2004, he was appointed permanent secretary in the Ministry of Land and Environment, he was transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands (April 2006) as permanent secretary. When the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries was merged with the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce in March 2016, Stanberry remained permanent secretary of the merged Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, until April 2019.
Article from: Loop