Welch retired after 34 years at UWI
THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES (UWI) Cave Hill Campus is in search of a new vice-principal as the man who held the post for almost a year prepares to demit office.
Professor Pedro Welch is retiring after giving an overall 34 years to the institution. A replacement has not been named.
Principal Professor Eudine Barriteau said several candidates were being considered.
“As principal, I certainly hope to have a decision by September 1,” she said.
Welch, the son of women’s rights advocate Dame Maizie Barker-Welch, received his official send-off at a short ceremony at the UWI Cave Hill campus on Tuesday evening.
Barriteau was among a number of people who lauded his contribution to the institution, saying he served well and with distinction.
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