Professor Dr Ananda Kumar Saha has been appointed as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor of Rajshahi University (RU).
The Zoology department teacher will serve as the Pro-VC for the next four years, said a notification issued by the Education Ministry on Monday.
The notification said President Abdul Hamid, Chancellor of the university, made the appointment as per section 13(1) of the Rajshahi University Act, 1973.
Dr Ananda Kumar Saha is currently serving as the vice-president of Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers Association (FBUTA). Earlier, he was in charge of dean of the Life and Earth Science faculty of RU, president of Rajshahi University Teachers’ Association, convener of Progressive Teachers’ Society, syndicate member and chairman of Zoology department.
It is noted that before this appointment, the Pro-VC post of the university has been lying vacant since March 19 this year.