Prof Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari has been appointed dean of Arts Faculty at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia.
Professor Askari is the first to have completed four-year term of VC peacefully and secured record infrastructural development on the campus.A seasoned academic and English linguist, Askari, has adorned the post of Dean replacing Professor M Sarwar Murshed of Bangla Department.
Talking to daily sun, Rashid Askari said he received appointment letter on April 18 and the power takeover will take place after pandemic is over.
IU Registrar (in charge) Ataur Rahman said the university Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Sheikh Abdus Salam appointed Dr Rashid Askati to the post for the next two years.
The new appointment was made as the tenure of the previous dean expired recently, he said.
“I will try to discharge my duties and responsibilities conscientiously to take the faculty to new height. I look forward to receiving cooperation of all concerned," Dr Rashid Askari said.