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University Welcomes New Deputy Vice-chancellor

Former vice-chancellor of the University of Fiji, Professor Richard Coll, has joined the University of the South Pacific (USP) as its deputy vice-chancellor, Learning, Teaching and Student Services. In welcoming
28 Jan 2015 13:00
University Welcomes New Deputy Vice-chancellor
New USP deputy vice-chancellor Professor Richard Coll.

Former vice-chancellor of the University of Fiji, Professor Richard Coll, has joined the University of the South Pacific (USP) as its deputy vice-chancellor, Learning, Teaching and Student Services.

In welcoming Professor Coll, USP’s vice-chancellor and president, Professor Rajesh Chandra, said he was pleased that Professor Coll had joined the university.

“I am confident that Professor Coll’s impressive track record and qualifications will stand him in good stead in guiding the University through the challenge of transforming Learning, Teaching and Student Services from Good to Excellent,” Professor Chandra said.

Professor Coll is a specialist researcher in Science Education, and Co-operative (work- based) Education and holder of two doctoral degrees including a PhD in Chemistry and an EdD in Science Education. He will have under his charge the following sections:

– Student Administrative Services (SAS)

– Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL)

– College of Foundation Studies (CFS)

– Campus Life (CL)

– Pacific TAFE

Professor Coll has expressed his pleasure at returning to USP, where he began his academic career as a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and is delighted to be accompanied by his wife Sandhya Devi, a local who hails from Taveuni.

 

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