Thumbs up for Barriteau
THE LOSS TO THE University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus is a significant gain for Cave Hill.
That, in essence, was the reaction of Professor Nigel Harris, the retiring UWI vice chancellor, to the appointment of Professor Eudene Barriteau, until recently the head of the Open Campus, to be the new principal of Cave Hill in Barbados.
The Grenadian-born academic who has lived, studied and taught in Barbados since she first came to the country when she was 12 years old, was chosen recently by the University Council to succeed Sir Hilary Beckles who is leaving the Barbados campus in April to replace Harris.
“It is an excellent appointment by the Council of the University,” said Harris. “She is a distinguished and hard-working academic and administrator and is well suited to take over the leadership of the Cave Hill campus where she has served with distinction.
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