Grenada to Host the UWI meetings o the Technical Advisory Committees


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:38 PM- George's, Grenada

The Government of Grenada will host the annual meetings of the Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) to the Grants Committees of The University of the West Indies (UWI), at the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort, on February 11-12, 2016.

The Committees will interrogate the Biennial Budgets for the period 2016/2017 & 2017/2018 of the four (4) Campuses of The UWI (Cave Hill, Mona, Open Campus and St. Augustine), the University Centre and the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI).

The venue for the meetings is rotated annually, and since 1999, thirteen (13) of the seventeen (17) contributing countries have hosted these meetings. The Government of Grenada successfully hosted the meetings in 2000 and the University is pleased that they have kindly agreed to host again in 2016. 

The meetings will commence with an Opening Session on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at which The Honourable Anthony Boatswain, Minister of Education & Human Resource Development will be the Keynote Speaker.

Participants at the two days of meetings will include Permanent Secretaries and senior officers from the Ministries responsible for Tertiary Education of the seventeen (17) contributing countries; senior officers from the Ministries of Finance of the Campus Countries (Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago) and Ministry of Health, Jamaica.

Also, in attendance will be the Senior Executive Management Team of The UWI including the Vice-Chancellor, University Bursar, University Registrar, Principals, Pro Vice-Chancellors and the Campus Bursars, as well as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the UHWI.




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