Three separate gazette notifications have been published in this regard
The government has reappointed Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman vice chancellor (VC) of Dhaka University (DU), and two new VCs for Chittagong University (CU) and Barisal University (BU).
Three separate gazette notifications from the Ministry of Education have been published in this regard on Sunday.
CU Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Shireen Akhter was relieved of her post and has been appointed VC.
Prof Dr Md Sadequl Arefin (Arefin Matin) has been made the new VC for Barisal University, replacing Prof Dr SM Imamul Haq.
President Md Abdul Hamid, chancellor of the universities, appointed Akhtaruzzaman and Sadequl Arefin for the next four years, the gazette notifications said.
Prof Dr Shireen Akhter will carry out her duties as VC until her replacement is appointed by the elected panel of the university’s senate, or a fresh order is issued in this regard, the gazette notification said.
The orders will be effective immediately, the notifications read.