University Director, Marketing and Communications appointed

University Director, Marketing and Communications appointed

The UWI is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rhonda Jaipaul-O’Garro as University Director, Marketing and Communications. In this role, Dr Jaipaul-O’Garro is responsible for the coordination of integrated marketing and communications across the entire University system.

Her primary focus is the strategic imperative of promoting a cohesive single UWI brand consciousness as outlined in the Triple A Strategy. This entails working closely with the University’s executive leadership, campus Marketing and Communications teams and other key university offices to elevate and positively position The UWI as a distinctive regional and global brand of higher education excellence.

The University Marketing and Communications Office, which Dr Jaipaul-O’Garro now leads, is an “in-house agency” which provides strategic communications, media relations, marketing, publications, digital media and event management support to the University’s Regional Headquarters and its affiliated offices.

A marketing and communications professional with over 19 years’ experience in higher education, Dr Jaipaul-O’Garro has an established record of high quality work and has made significant contributions to the University

Dr Jaipaul-O’Garro is both a Chevening (2003-2004) and Fulbright (2013-2014) scholar.  A proud Pelican, she received her PhD in Business Administration from The UWI in 2017. She also holds an MA (Distinction) in Public Communication and Public Relations from the UK’s University of Westminster (2004) and a BSc in Management Studies (First Class Honours) from The UWI (2000). 

Her new appointment as University Director took effect from August 1, 2019.

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