Professor Dr. Sadeka Halim has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of city’s Jagannath Univer-sity.
She is the 6th Vice-Chancellor and first woman VC of the university.
The Ministry of Education has issued a gadget notification in this regard yesterday.
According to the circular, Dr. Sadeka Halim will perform as the VC of the university for the next four years.
She was appointed after the position of the VC became vacant following the demise of former vice chancellor Imdadul Hoque due to cancer.
Professor Sadeka Halim holds the distinction of being the country’s first female information commis-sioner and has been a member of the National Education Policy Formulation Committee-2010.
She began her teaching career at Dhaka University in 1988 and earned her PhD from McGill University in Canada.