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Dr Herbert Thompson installed as UCC chancellor

Tuesday, July 10, 2012    

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NOTED Educator Dr Herbert Thompson was on Sunday installed as chancellor of the University College of the Caribbean (UCC) at the school's annual commencement ceremony held at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston.

He succeeds Sir Kenneth Hall who demitted office earlier this year.

Dr Thompson brings with him over 30 years experience in tertiary education management, having most recently served as president of the Northern Caribbean University for the period 1991 to 2011. In his new role, he will have special responsibility for the UCC Foundation.

Meanwhile, President of the University of Technology Professor Errol Morrison also received an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from UCC in recognition of his contribution to education and the medical sciences.

After the conferral of his honorary LLD, Professor Morrison addressed the graduating class under the theme "Integrity: The Language of Leadership".

A total of 389 students graduated from UCC on Sunday, receiving master's, bachelor's, associate degrees and diplomas in various disciplines.

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