Wednesday, February 21, 2018

What will it take to complete UWI’s Debe campus?*

ABANDONED?: The University of the West Indies South Campus wall at the entrance to the incomplete project last week.

FORMER President Max Richards' life and career were celebrated last week as the nation said goodbye at his State funeral.

But he is also remembered less favourably by some, for his opposition to the decision to build a Debe campus of The University of the West Indies, of which he was Principal between 1985 and 1996.

The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, was in grave danger of losing its autonomy, he said in an address at the 2015-2016 opening of the law term.


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