UG to Release Blueprint to Guide 20 Years of Development, Says New Vice Chancellor

Newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Paloma Mohamed-Martin (Photo via UG)

(Department of Public Information, Guyana, Wednesday, June 10, 2020) A 2040 blueprint that will dictate the transformative growth of the University of Guyana will shortly be released. Spearheading this new era of development for the tertiary institution is UG’s first female Vice-Chancellor (VC) and change strategist, Professor Paloma Mohamed-Martin.

In a Zoom interview with DPI, Professor Mohamed-Martin outlined the main areas of change that the UG will experience over the next year.

According to the Vice-Chancellor, one critical component is the strengthening of the institution’s financial systems.

“That work has already begun, in terms of digitising, modernising our software [and] finishing the audits that we’ve started,” the VC outlined. Retraining and hiring of staff with varying capacities have similarly bolstered this area of focus, she noted.

Additionally, the Vice-Chancellor highlighted a situation that has grasped her attention – one that she intends to change.

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