University of the West Indies Announces Appointment of Dodridge D. Miller as Seventh Chancellor

ST.JOHN’s, Antigua - The University of the West Indies (UWI), has announced the appointment of Dodridge D. Miller, as the institutions seventh Chancellor—the highest office-holder in The UWI.

doMILLERMiller who  is expected to serve a seven-year term beginning August 1, 2024,  will succeed Robert Bermudez who has served as Chancellor since 2017.

At its virtual annual business meeting held on Friday, members of the University Council accepted the recommendation of the Chancellor’s Search Committee to appoint  Miller.

A graduate of The UWI, Miller is a Caribbean luminary with over 30 years of leadership experience in the banking, insurance, and financial services sectors.

He was the Group President and CEO of Sagicor Financial Company for more than two decades until he retired in March 2023.

Upon the confirmation of his appointment, Miller responded, “It is with great humility that I accept your appointment as Chancellor of this distinguished and important University. For most of my adult life, I have been an advocate for a strong, vibrant UWI. As a corporate executive I demonstrated my support for your mission and remained committed to the certainty of your path as you sought to build the capacity of the region’s human capital. As Chancellor, I will strive to uphold the strong principles and values of the University, and with your guidance and support hope to contribute to the very important task of fashioning a Caribbean that is sustainable and that can engage the rest of the world on equal terms. I look forward to being a part of The UWI’s journey towards the continued development of our region. I am honored.”