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Prof Dr Farzana Islam reappointed as JU VC

Sun Online Desk     15th February, 2018 04:13:02 printer

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 was made the country’s first woman VC in the public university on March 2, 2014.


She was reappointed 15 days before ending her tenure.


Talking to journalist, Dr Farzana Islam said President Abdul Hamid, also the Chancellor of JU, and education minister Nurul Islam Nahid congratulated her.


Dr Farzana was born in Bhedarganj upazila of Shariatpur in1957. She completed her post-graduation in sociology from Dhaka University in 1980. She joined as a lecturer of the sociology department of Chittagong University in 1982. Later, she joined the anthropology department of Jahangirnagar University in 1986.