GUAM - University of Guam President Dr. Robert Underwood released the following statement on the passing of former UOG President Dr. Rosa Carter:
"Rosa Roberto Carter was one of the first Chamorro women to earn a doctorate. She used it to encourage scholarship and leadership. She was precise, direct and led the University through some difficult times. We will miss her."
Meantime, Governor Felix Camacho and Lt. Governor Mike Cruz released the following statement regarding her death.
"We are saddened by the passing of Dr. Rosa Roberto Carter and remain grateful for the work Dr. Carter has done over the years in support of higher learning. As president, she believed in the vision of our university and worked toward fulfilling that mission. Her commitment and many contributions to UOG were invaluable to the success of the institution and to its students who now lead our community. Lt. Governor Cruz and I offer our condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Dr. Carter during this difficult time."