HYDERABAD -- The leaders of civil society and citizen alliance of Jamshoro and Kotri while reposing full confidence in the dynamic leadership of Vice Chancellor
University of Sindh, Prof.
'We support the demand put forward by the Sindh chapter of Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association yesterday in Larkana that the vice chancellor
of KU should be sent on forced leave and that his performance be reviewed,' said president of Kuts Dr Anila Amber Malik while speaking to journalists at the Staff Club.
'We propose holding of a meeting between HEC Chairman and NAB Chairman along with a select group of Vice Chancellors
to evolve procedures needed to be followed in such cases, the vice chancellors
' resolution further stated,' it added.
During the tenure ofHigher Education Commission (HEC) former chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmad, the process for the appointment of the vice chancellors
at the three universities was initiated some months before the expiry of their tenure by advertising the post in daily newspapers.
Currently, the university council is mandated with conducting interviews and forwarding the names of the three top candidates to the Education CS to appoint the vice chancellors
of public universities.
The universities received their charters in 2013.Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat) Vice Chancellor
Mabel Imbuga will be exiting in July after serving her two five-year terms.According to the Universities Act 2012, the recruitment of vice chancellors
, deputy vice chancellors
and principals of constituent colleges must be done through a competitive process by respective councils that are appointed by Education Cabinet secretary.
On the occasion, leading educationists and vice chancellors
, pro vice chancellors
and registrars as well as heads of the departments were given ideal excellence awards by the Sindh Senior Minister Nisar Khuhro while in the living legend category, founding Vice Chancellor
of the Mehran Engineering University Prof.
They expressed their grave concern over the role of said department during a meeting held here on Sunday at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan which was attended by all vice-chancellors of the province to show solidarity with Prof Dr Ihsan Ali, Vice Chancellor
AWKUM over his arrest by officials of National Accountability Bureau few days ago.
Last year the Post revealed the huge salaries and perks of the Midlands' globe-trotting vice chancellors
"Staff and the public are tired of the hypocrisy from vice chancellors
and their inability to see why their lack of self-awareness when it comes to pay is so insulting." Greg Walker, the deputy director of Higher Education Wales, the representative body for vice chancellors
, said: "Universities play a crucial role within their communities and vice chancellors
take responsibility for the thousands of staff and students they oversee.
A UNIVERSITY vice chancellor
has urged against a rise in tuition fees.
According to a notification, Professor Dr Mohammad Ali has been asked to take charge as vice chancellor