Professor Brian Copeland will continue to serve as Principal of the UWI St. Augustine Campus for another year.
The decision to extend his tenure was made at the annual meeting of the University Council on April 30th.
This will extend beyond his scheduled retirement in August.
Professor Copeland, who is also a Pro Vice-Chancellor, has served one term as Campus Principal, beginning July 2016.
Other key decisions made by the University Council include the reappointment of Professor Sir Hilary Beckles as Vice-Chancellor of the regional university for a second six-year term, as well as the appointment of Professor Clive Landis, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies, as the new Principal of the Cave Hill Campus.
All appointments and reappointments take effect from August 1st, 2021.