In honour of Arthur
While in office, the late Prime Minister Owen Arthur helped the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus expand and triple its roll of students.
Therefore, it was only fitting that a building be named to honour his legacy.
UWI vice chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles made that point yesterday during a ceremony in which the CARICOM Building at the campus was named the Owen Arthur CARICOM Research Complex.
“He vested a significant amount of land for the future development of the campus. The policy paper which he wrote said all Government land within a mile of this campus is subject to vesting in the university. Thus the vesting began in different pieces of land, so under his tenure as Prime Minister the physical size of Cave Hill doubled. (TG)
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