Prof Akhtaruzzaman made vice-chancellor of Dhaka University


PV Desk : Islamic History professor Md Akhtaruzzaman has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Dhaka University on a temporary basis.
The move aims to help the public university function smoothly after the tenure of vice-chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique ended last month, the government said in a notice on Monday.
Prior to his new assignment, he was the pro-vice chancellor of the university.
Akhtaruzzaman, 53, joined Dhaka University’s Department of Islamic History and Culture as a lecturer in 1990. He was elevated to professorship in 2004.
He did his PhD in history from Aligarh Muslim University in India. He is a Fulbright scholar, according to the Dhaka University website.