POST TIME: 5 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
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VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman joins office at DU

UNB, Dhaka

Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman joined office yesterday as the new Vice- chancellor of Dhaka University for the next four years.

President Abdul Hamid made the appointment on November 3.

Pro Vice-chancellor (Administration) Prof Dr Muhammad Samad, DU Teachers’ Association President Prof Dr ASM Maksud Kamal, Secretary General Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam, and Registrar Md Enamuzzaman among others, were present there.

“We’ll work for improving the university’s ranking in international arena and maintain transparency and accountability in all sectors,” Prof Akhtaruzzaman said, promising to ensure the quality of education. The Islamic history and culture professor was made acting VC on September 4, 2017 after the tenure of the then VC AAMS Arefin Siddique expired. Before that, Akhtaruzzaman was holding the post of pro-vice chancellor of the university. He joined the Dhaka University as a lecturer in 1990 and was promoted to professor in 2004.

He served as the chairman of the department from 2008 to 2011 and the dean of Arts Faculty from 2014 to 2016.  He was elected general secretary of Dhaka University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) for three consecutive years (2004, 2005 and 2006), and vice-president for two years (2009 and 2011).

Admission tests of IU ‘A, C’ units held

BSS, Islamic University

The admission tests of ‘A’ and ‘C’ unit of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia under 2019-20 academic session was held yesterday in a peaceful atmosphere.

A total of 2, 223 admission seekers appeared in the test of ‘A’ unit under Theology faculty while some 8, 930 candidates participated in the ‘C’ unit under Business Administration faculty.

The result and admission test related information is available in the university website- www.iu.ac.bd.

Seminar held at State University of Bangladesh

Staff Reporter, Dhaka

A seminar on 'Corporate and Personal Debt: Profitability Versus Liability' was held on Saturday under the initiative of the State University of Bangladesh (SUB).

The keynote paper of the seminar was presented by Professor M Shahjahan Mina, vice-chancellor of the State University of Bangladesh, says a press release.

Three other papers were presented by Professor Dr Anwarul Kabir pro-vice chancellor, SUB, Abu Reza, associate professor of Marketing Department of

Dhaka University and Ahmed Daud, chief financial officer of LabAid Group


Faculty members of State University of Bangladesh and senior officials of the LabAid Group attended the seminar.