Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 15:05 by GxMediaFormer Minister and Attorney-at-Law Bibi Shadick, was appointed the eighth Pro-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) at an adjourned Extra-Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
The new Pro-Chancellor succeeds Dr Prem Misir, the longest serving UG Pro-Chancellor who resigned in May 2014, more than one year ahead of the end of his term of office, in pursuit of other professional career goals.
Ms Shadick is a serving member of the University Council and Chairperson of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority.
The Pro-Chancellor is elected by the University Council from among members of the Council, to hold that office for the period of three years. In the absence of the Chancellor, the Pro-Chancellor performs the functions of the Chancellor.
Ms Shadick will serve as a Pro-Chancellor beginning January 20,2015.