Minister with responsibility for Information, Karl Samuda, has announced a new Board for the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.

Minister Samuda made the announcement at a post-Cabinet media conference at the office of the Prime Minister this morning.

Six members of the previous 15-member board have been retained, with Marigold Harding continuing as Chairperson.

Donahue Martin has been promoted to Vice Chairman.

He replaces Sheryn Hylton-Parker, who reportedly resigned over a week ago.

Karl Samuda, Minister without Portfolio with responsibility for Information.

The creative arts institution was thrust into the spotlight after allegations of sexual harassment became public recently.

The school’s Principal, Dr. Nicholeen DeGrasse-Johnson has since been suspended to facilitate the investigation, sparking two demonstrations by staff and students.