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16 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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Prof Dr Farzana Islam reappointed as JU VC

Professor Farzana Islam has been reappointed as the vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University for the second time for four years. In this connection, President Abdul Hamid signed a notification on Thursday. Professor Farzana Islam an anthropology professor, who was made the country's first woman VC in the public university on March 2, 2014, was appointed again 15 days before ending her tenure.

Professor Farzana Islam said Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan congratulated her over separate phone calls yesterday. ‘But, I did not get any reappointment letter yet’, she added.

Farzana was born in Bhedarganj upazila of Shariatpur in1957 and did her post-graduation in sociology from Dhaka University in 1980. She joined Chittagong University as a lecturer of the sociology department in 1982.

In 1986, she joined the anthropology department of Jahangirnagar University.

New vice-chancellor joins at BUP

The newly appointed Vice-chancellor Major General Md Emdad-Ul-Bari joined Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) on Monday, says a press release.

Prior to joining, he served as the Director General of Systems and Services Division of Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BRTC).

Earlier in Bangladesh Army, he commanded a signal brigade, a signal battalion and held many other important appointments.   He also performed as Chief of Staff, Chief Communication Officer and Military Observer in United Nations Observer Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) at different times. The Pro-VC and other BUP High Officials welcomed him on his arrival.

JU Alumni Day today

The Alumni Day of Jahangirnagar University (JU) will be observed today on the campus amid festive mood. Marking the day, the authority has organised a reunion programme on the campus with daylong elaborate events.

JU Registrar Abu Bakar Siddique told The Independent yesterday.   Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Farzana Islam will inaugurate the day event as the chief guest at JU Business Studies Faculty at 9am, he said.

‘Already we have completed our registration process. This is the third central reunion of the alumni association’, he added.  

Milestone College wins volleyball championship

Milestone College Male Volleyball team won the Inter-College Volleyball championship under Dhaka education board recently, says a  press release.

In the final match, Milestone college team beat Notre Dame College team by 2-1 setsheld on Dhaka residential model college playground.

After the match, Physical Education Officer of Dhaka Education Board Matiar Rahman handed over the trophy to winners team as chief guest. Physical educationist Md Monir Hossain, Md Sahidul Islam were present at the time.

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