Members of the Upper House of Parliament today paid tribute to the later former President of the Mico University College, Professor Claude Packer.
Senate President Tom Tavares Finson led the tributes to Professor Packer who died in Florida last week Thursday.
Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid also paid tribute.
Opposition Senator, Wentworth Skeffrey also hailed Professor Packer’s contribution to the MICO university college. He described Packer’s impact at MICO as transformational.
Professor Packer also served as head of the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies. He also lectured at Cornell University and was an external examiner for the CXC. He was the recipient of several honours.
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