CHITTAGONG: Prof Dr Shirin Akter of Bengali Department of Chittagong University (CU) has been appointed as first ever Pro-Vice Chancellor of the university.
She took her office on Monday, said a CU press release.
The post of the Pro-VC remained vacant since June 15 last year after the then Pro-VC Prof Dr Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury was appointed as VC of the university.
Shirin Akter joined CU as lecturer on January 1 in 1996 after achieving her PhD degree from Jadavpur University in India in 1991.
She was promoted as professor in 2006.