Dhaka, May 22 (UNB) – Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah, former Vice Chancellor of National University, has been appointed as the new chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education issued a notification on Wednesday in this regard.
Kazi Shahidullah, a professor of the Department of History of University of Dhaka has been appointed for a four-year term.
Its previous chairman Professor Abdul Mannan’s term came to an end on May 7.
Then, Professor Yusuf Ali Molla, the senior-most official of Bangladesh University Grants Commission, served as its acting chairman.