Dr Md Mashiur Rahman, professor of Dhaka University Sociology Department, has been appointed as National University (NU) Vice-Chancellor for the next four years.
Secondary and Higher Education Division of Education Ministry on Sunday issued a gazette notification appointing Prof Mashiur who was also immediate past Pro-VC of the university.In line with the approval of the president and chancellor, Dr Mashiur was appointed as per Section 11 (1) of the National University Act, 1992.
Earlier on March 16, the government appointed Prof Mashiur as NU’s interim VC to perform the routine responsibilities. The term of the university's immediate past vice-chancellor Prof Harun-or-Rashid ended on March 5. Prof Mashiur has been the pro-vice-chancellor of NU since May 9 in 2017.