BENGALURU: The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi, which had been in the news mostly for the wrong reasons, has got a new Vice-Chancellor.
Dr Karisiddappa, the principal of Government Engineering College, Hassan, has been appointed as the new V-C. Governor Vajubhai Vala issued the order on Saturday.
Dr Karisiddappa was chosen based on the search committee report, where a panel of three names were submitted to the Governor late on Friday night. The other two names in the panel were Dr K R Venugopal, principal of University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bengaluru, and Dr Sridhar, the acting Vice-Chancellor of VTU.
The post was vacant since March this year after then V-C H Maheshappa was suspended.