MS. Althea Gordon has been appointed Campus Registrar of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus. Ms Gordon’s appointment takes effect on August 1, 2021. She replaces Mrs Karen Ford-Warner who retires at the end of July 2021.
A national of Jamaica, Ms Gordon holds a Master’s in International Law and Politics from Hull University, a BSc in International Relations with a minor in Sociology and a Certificate in Business Administration from The UWI Mona Campus.
Ms Gordon has a long history with The UWI, having joined the Mona Campus in 1987 in the Bursary. She subsequently worked in Examinations, Outreach and Awards and the Faculty of Humanities. Ms Gordon is Senior Assistant Registrar in the International Students Office, Office of the Campus Registrar at The UWI Mona Campus.
She brings to the Open Campus many years of experience in international education having attended several international conferences, and served on various committees dealing with international education including NAFSA, European Association for International Education and Institute for International Education.
“We warmly welcome Ms Althea Gordon to the Open Campus family in the critical role of Campus Registrar,” stated Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth. “We look forward to her bringing her wide experience to us and to contribute to the growth of the Campus particularly in the key areas of excellent student services and care, and in expanding our student population within the region and beyond. Her qualifications in International Relations and Law are a particular benefit at this point in time, as we move relentlessly towards the Global Campus reality.”