Happy 90th Birthday to the Visitor!!!

Roots of the West Indian Pelican

447869-queen-elizabeth-getty HM Queen Elizabeth the Second, Visitor of The UWI, celebrates her 90th Birthday. [Photo credit: getty images] April 21 2016 marks the 90th birthday of the Monarch of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, and Visitor of The University of the West Indies, HM Queen Elizabeth II .  The University of the West Indies enjoys a special relationship with the British Crown, a bond stipulated in the Royal Charter of the University.

The Royal Charter of The UWI with the Royal Seal attached. The Royal Charter of The UWI with the Royal Seal attached.

Article Six (6) of the 1972 Royal Charter provides that Monarch, her heirs and successors, has “Visitorial Authority”, and shall be regarded as Visitor of the University. In exercising this authority, The Monarch, her heirs and successors, can “inspect the University, its buildings, laboratories and general work, equipment and also the examination, teaching and other activities of the University” from time to time.

Her Majesty, with HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as…

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