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Group Title: Dateline : UVI
Title: Dateline : UVI. vol. xii. no. 10.
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Title: Dateline : UVI. vol. xii. no. 10.
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October 31, 2006, volxii, number 10

UVI Alumni Association Ready to Grow


Refreshed, invigo-
rated and ready to work,
representatives from the' m
UVI Alumni Association
President's Retreat have
recommitted themselves
to moving the chapters
forward. Representatives
from eight of the 12
alumni chapters partici-
pated in the retreat held
in October on St. UVIAlumni Association Board ofDi
Maarten, where they St. Maarten. They are, from left to ri
were hosted by Roberto fer Turnbull '76, Tracy Lettsome '91,
Arrindell, president of the vier '02, Roberto Arrindell '94 and
country's chapter.
"It was an overwhelming success," said UVI Alumni As-
sociation President Deanna Rogers, '87. Dormant alumni as-
sociation chapters have been reactivated and functioning ones
have been reinvigorated, she said. As a result the chapters
are expected to experience a growth in numbers and new
chapters are expected to be chartered. UVI alumni in the
Philadelphia region are now seeking to form a chapter. Also,
the reinstalled alumni newsletter will improve communication
among alumni, said Rogers, who is also president of the
association's St. Thomas/St. John Chapter.
At the retreat Rogers told members, "don't just sit back


UVI students and staffparticipate in the "Walk Against Sub-
stance Abuse" on the St. Thomas campus. The walk, which be-
gan at the Classroom Adminstration Building bus stop and ended
at the Dining Pavilion, was one of the several Red Ribbon Week
activities held on both campuses.


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and relax at this retreat,
actively participate in all of
the sessions we have
planned for you. Experi-
ence the burst and revival
( of new energies. Take this
new energy source to
your respective chapters
and allow it to flow
throughout your commu-
nity."
ctorsposefor photo at a retreat in During the retreat
t, Anita Duggins-Liburd '81, Jenni- chapter presidents, who
Deanna Rogers '87, Marthious Cla- make up the Board of Di-
illiam Schouten '74. rectors ofthe UVIAlumni
Association, elected ex-
ecutive officers. They are: Jennifer Turnbull, '76, (Miami),
vice president; Marthious Clavier, '02, (St. Croix), treasurer;
Tracy Lettsome, '91, (Georgia), recording secretary; Lecia
Rubaine, '92, (Tortola), corresponding secretary; William
Schouten, '74, (Antigua), nominating committee chair; and
Roberto Arrindell, '94, (St. Maarten), public relations officer.
At the retreat UVI President Dr. LaVerne E. Ragster
committed the University's full support to the Alumni Asso-
ciation, a move Rogers said will strengthen the association.
To join the nearest chapter of the UVI Alumni Associa-
tion or for more information call Wendy Wheeler at 692-4023.




Oct. 31 Coral Reef Lecture STT/STX
Nov. 1 Liberty Day UVI Closed
Nov. 1 Virgin Gorda Get-Away STT
Nov. 1 Co-ed Volleyball Playoffs STX
Nov. 3 CLEP Exam STT
Nov. 3-6 'Dance Bongo' Play STT
Nov. 4 Jazz Ensemble Concert STT
Nov. 7 NSE Meeting STT/STX
Nov. 11 Board of Trustees Meeting STX
Nov. 11 Computer Literacy Exam STX
Nov. 10 Veterans' Day UVI Closed
Nov. 10 McCoy Tyner at Reichhold STT






Three Join the UVI Board of Trustees


The University of
the Virgin Islands wel-
comed three new mem-
bers to the Board of
Trustees, the policy mak-
ing body of the Univer-
sity. Dr. Wesley S. Will-
iams, Jr., Dr. Aletha Dr. WesleyS. Williams, Jr: Dr Aletha
Baumann and Weena
McFarlane joined the board in September.
Dr. Williams, who was appointed by Virgin Islands Gov.
Charles W. Tumbull and confirmed by the 26th Legislature of
the Virgin Islands, fills a vacancy on the board. Dr. Baumann
and McFarlane were both elected by their colleagues Dr.
Baumann to serve as the faculty representative to the board,
and McFarlane as the student representative to the board.
Dr. Baumann and McFarlane are both on the St. Croix cam-
pus, as the representatives alternate between campuses each
year.
Dr. Williams, an attorney, is the president and chief oper-
ating officer of the Lockhart Companies, Inc., a 28-company
conglomerate of real estate, insurance, finance and related
businesses. He also serves as co-chairman and co-CEO of
the Lockhart Companies, Inc. board of directors. Dr. Will-
iams' extensive resume includes leadership positions at na-
tional and international banking, brokerage and asset man-
agement firms. As a UVI Board of Trustees member Dr.
Williams will also serve on the board's Development Commit-
tee and the Committee on Trustees.

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The next issue of the UVI Magazine will note the accom-
plishments and life stories of the University's most impor-
tant stakeholders its students. To recommend a student
for this issue send an e-mail to pr@uvi.edu.


Dr. Baumann has been
part of the UVI faculty
since 1998. She is an as-
sistant professor of psy-
chology. She served as
chair of the Social Sci-
L11 ences Division from 2002
Baumann Weena McFarlane until she became chair of
the combined Humanities
and Social Sciences Division in 2005. On the UVI Board of
Trustees Dr. Baumann will also serve on the Academic, Re-
search and Student Affairs Committee and the Planning Com-
mittee. She is also a member of the UVI Reaccreditation
Team Shared Governance Committee.
McFarlane's University involvement includes being a vet-
eran peer counselor, a senior senator of the Student Govem-
ment Association, and a member of the psychology club, math
boosters and the Golden Key International Honour Society.
She will also serve on the board's Academic, Research and
Student Affairs Committee and the Buildings and Grounds
Committee. She is also a member of the UVI Reaccredita-
tion Team Shared Governance Committee and the Student
Assessment/Planning Committee.
The 17-member UVI board meets formally three times a
year, but much of the on-going work of the board is done in its
six committees. The committees meet throughout the aca-
demic year to hear presentations by UVI administration, re-
view detailed reports and prepare reports for the board.
The next meeting of the UVI Board of Trustees is sched-
uled for Nov. 11 on the St. Croix campus.


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