The University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus has a new Principal – Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine.
Belle Antoine will take over from Prof Brian Copeland, who was installed as the university’s principal back in 2016 and in 2021, his appointment was extended for a year past his due resignation.
She is expected to take up her new post at the beginning of August.
According to the UWI website, Prof Antoine is a Cambridge and Oxford scholar and holds a doctorate from Oxford University in Offshore Financial Law. She began with the UWI back in 1989 at the Faculty of Law, Cave-Hill as a temporary lecturer, then lecturer in 1991 and was appointed professor in 2004. Belle Antoine was also the inaugural director and initiator of the successful Master of Law (LLM) programme.
Other New appointments include:
● Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine as new Principal at the St. Augustine Campus
● Dr. Francis Severin as new Principal at the Open Campus
● Professor Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw as Dean of Humanities and Education at the St. Augustine Campus