Professor Dale Webber will be formally inducted as Principal of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campus at a ceremony to take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 6.00 P.M. in the Graduation Tent on the lawns of the Senate Building.
Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Mr. Robert Bermudez, will preside over the induction ceremony while other members of the University Administration, including the Vice-Chancellor and Principals of The UWI’s other campuses in Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Open Campus will be in attendance. Representatives of the Government, the diplomatic corps, private and public sectors as well as members of the university community are also expected to attend the ceremony.
Professor Dale Webber ascended to Campus Principal from the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Studies and Research. As Pro Vice-Chancellor for Graduate Studies and Research, Professor Webber mobilised staff and students across all four campuses to develop eight multi-campus research clusters. This has resulted in four successful international grant applications, as well as a US$25 million research monitoring Memorandum of Understanding between the University and the Government of Montserrat. He has also secured the establishment of posts of Directors of Graduate Studies and Research at the Cave Hill, Mona and St Augustine campuses.
Professor Webber has had a distinguished career in Coastal Ecology and Environmental Management and a strong and consistent record of teaching, graduate supervision, administration and research excellence which spans 30 years of service with The UWI.