Open Campus Principal Gets Honorary Fellow Award

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has conferred the title of honorary fellow on Dr Luz Longsworth, pro vice-chancellor and principal of the Open Campus of The University of the West Indies in recognition of her leadership in higher education.

Dr Longsworth was named among seven new honorary fellows at the Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF) on Open Learning, held on November 28, 2016, during the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

COL is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. It awards honorary fellowships every three years at its triennial Pan-Commonwealth forums. These fellowships honour carefully selected individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the growth and development of open, distance and technology-enabled learning in their own country and internationally and/or to the advancement of education and development in the Commonwealth generally. Read more

Source: Jamaica Gleaner