Professor Dr Md Imdadul Hoque of the Department of Botany of Dhaka University has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Jagannath University (JnU) for the next four years.
Secondary and Higher Education Division of Education Ministry on Tuesday issued a gazette notification in this regard on Tuesday.In line with the approval of President Md Abdul Hamid, also the Chancellor of the university, Prof Dr Imdadul has been appointed as per Section 10 (1) of the Jagannath University Act, 2005.
Earlier on March 20, JnU Treasurer Prof Kamaluddin Ahmed was appointed as the acting VC after completion of the second term of JnU VC Prof Mijanur Rahman on March 19. Prof Mijanur, professor of Dhaka University Marketing Department, had taken charge as JnU VC on March 20 in 2013. Later, he was reappointed on March 19 in 2017.