Professor Dale Webber honoured for 30 years of service to The UWI

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Mona Campus is presented with his award for 30 years of service to The UWI from Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles at the Annual Long Service Awards Ceremony.

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber was among the more than one hundred members of staff of the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus who were honoured for their years of service to the institution.

Professor Webber received his award for serving The UWI for 30 years at the Annual Long Service Awards Ceremony held on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the Mona Visitors Lodge and Conference Centre.

Professor Webber has had a distinguished career in Coastal Ecology and Environmental Management and a strong and consistent record of teaching, graduate supervision, administration and research excellence. Following years of rising through the ranks within the University, Professor Webber was appointed to the position of Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Mona Campus with effect August 1, 2018 having served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Graduate Studies and Research between August 1 2015 and July 31, 2018.

Of note, this year’s Long Service Awards Ceremony was particularly special as the chief administrator for The University of the West Indies, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles also received an award for 40 years of service to The UWI.

Awards were also presented to 113 other members of the academic, administrative, professional, technical and support services staff who have served the institution for periods exceeding 15, 21, 30 or 40 years. This year 49 employees received awards for 15 years of service; 33 received awards for 21 years of service; 27 employees received awards for 30 years of service and six (6) employees for 40 years of service.