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BUET first female VC Khaleda Ekram takes over
Observer Online Report
Publish Date : 2014-09-13,  Publish Time : 21:53,  View Count : 65
Professor Khaleda Ekram, the newly appointed first woman vice- chancellor of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), formally took over charge on Saturday.

Outgoing BUET vice-chancellor Prof Nazrul Islam handed over the charge to Prof Khaleda Ekram at a simple ceremony at the VC office.

President Abdul Hamid, also chancellor of the university, appointed Prof Khaleda Ekram, a teacher of the Architecture Department of BUET, as its first woman vice-chancellor on September 11 for a four-year term.

Earlier, Bangladesh got its first female public university vice-chancellor with the appointment of Prof Farzana Islam, a teacher of Anthropology Department, at Jahangirnagar University (JU) on March 2.


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