HOS installed as the 29th Chancellor and President of USP


Samoa’s Head of State, His Highness Tuimalealiifano Va’aletoa Sualauvi II will be installed as the 29th Chancellor and President of the University of the South Pacific on Friday, after twelve years since Samoa last held the post.

USP Vice-president, Professor Pal Ahluwalia made the announcement yesterday, during a press conference with the media. 

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The Head of State’s term as Chancellor commenced on 01 July 2022 and will conclude on 30 July 2023.

In the meantime, the term of the Head of State has ended and will be subject to discussion on 23 August before Parliament on whether to reappoint his highness for another five-year term.