A special senate session nominated the incumbent DU VC Prof Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Pro-VC (Administration) Dr Muhammad
Samad and Prof Maksud Kamal as the members of Vice-Chancellor (VC) panel.
The VC panel was nominated at the meeting held at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban on the campus this afternoon.President Abdul Hamid, also the Chancellor of the university, may appoint anyone from the panel as the DU VC under the Article 11(1) of Dhaka
The article 11 (1) says, “The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Chancellor for a period of four years from a panel of three persons to be
nominated by the Senate on such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Chancellor, and shall be eligible for re-appointment for a further period of four years.”
Earlier, Pro-Awami League (AL) teachers’ body of DU Blue Panel yesterday finalised the three as their candidates after a voting for the nomination of VC panel at a meeting where Pro-VC (Admin) Professor Dr Muhammad Samad bagged 42 votes, incumbent VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman got 36 votes and and DU Teachers’ Association President Prof Maksud Kamal bagged 30 votes.
BNP and Jaamat-e-Islami backed teachers’ body White Panel boycotted the VC panel election raising allegation that the 105-member senate was not formed properly.