Vice Chancellor

Kerala: Supreme Court fiat major blow to LDF government; Congress steps up offensive

UDF leadership to meet online today to chalk out a strategy against Bindu. Governor Khan reiterated that the CM, his office exerted pressure on him on the matter.

published on : 1st December 2023

Kerala Guv Khan blames CM Vijayan for pressuring him to reappoint Kannur VC

Arif Mohammed Khan said that state Higher Education Minister R Bindu was not to be blamed as the CM used her for seeking reappointment of Ravindran.

published on : 30th November 2023

Kerala's decision to re-appoint Ravindran as VC of Kannur University set aside by SC

Ravindran's re-appointment has been in limelight in Kerala as for the first time in the history of the state, a vice chancellor was re-appointed.

published on : 30th November 2023

Kolkata Diary: V-C appointment row in Jadavpur University continues

It said they wanted an immediate meeting to find a constructive solution to the present impasse. 

published on : 8th November 2023

16 students receive inquiry notice for protesting outside JNU Vice Chancellor's residence 

No immediate response from Proctor N Janardhana Raju was available in this regard. The students have been directed to appear before the proctor on November 7 for the inquiry.

published on : 5th November 2023

Tamil Nadu govt moves Supreme Court against Governor RN Ravi forming V-C search committees

The petitions sought interim stay on the impugned notifications issued by respondents and restrain him from forming search panels contrary to the Acts governing the three varsities.

published on : 5th November 2023

Kerala Kalamandalam appoints B Ananthakrishnan as new Vice-Chancellor

Ananthakrishnan has been serving as the head of the Department of Theatre Arts at the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication under the Central University of Hyderabad.

published on : 22nd October 2023

Appointment of VCs in violation of norms null and void; can lead to legal complications: UGC to TN govt

There has been a stand-off between the Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and the state's DMK-led government over the appointments of vice-chancellors.

published on : 5th October 2023

Amid row with CM, Bengal Governor appoints officiating VC of another varsity

The governor on Tuesday night announced the name of Professor Kajal De as the officiating VC of the newly established Kanyashree University.

published on : 6th September 2023

'Raj Bhavan acting in dictatorial manner': West Bengal minister on Guv appointing interim VCs

A group of educationists, including former vice-chancellors of state universities, described the action by the governor to appoint interim VCs in several varsities as "adventurous and illegal".

published on : 4th September 2023

Jadavpur University students stage protest against new officiating Vice Chancellor

When the vice-chancellor was leaving administrative building Aurobindo Bhavan on Monday, students of the SFI-controlled Arts Faculty Students' Union intercepted him and raised their demands.

published on : 29th August 2023

At loggerheads with Raj Bhawan, Bihar's Nitish govt issues own ads for VC appointments

In a first, the state government has sought applications from prospective candidates for the posts of vice-chancellors in seven universities of the state.

published on : 23rd August 2023

Sabita Pradhan is first vice-chancellor of Odia University

She will hold the position for a period of two years with effect from the date she assumes office or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

published on : 19th August 2023

Governor delaying nod to probe Madras University vice-chancellor S Gowri for 5 months 

The state higher education department wrote a letter on March 9 seeking permission based on evidence gathered by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption.

published on : 9th August 2023

An ode to India’s first woman vice-chancellor

Her name was Hansa Mehta and there are many learnings that stem from her stewardship as the founding V-C of Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) of Baroda.

published on : 23rd July 2023

Revoke action on SAU professors: Central Universities Teachers Association

The South Asian University suspended the faculty members on June 16 and now they are considering challenging the suspension orders in court.

published on : 22nd June 2023

Telangana University V-C lands in ACB net for taking Rs 50K bribe

There was an allegation that he had collected a huge amount of money in the appointment of outsourced employees.

published on : 18th June 2023

Kerala governor appoints interim Vice Chancellors in MG, Malayalam varsities

The new appointments were necessitated following the retirement of MGU Vice Chancellor Sabu Thomas who also held the charge of VC in Malayalam University.

published on : 5th June 2023

Plea against Delhi University VC’s appointment junked

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed with costs a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the appointment of professor Yogesh Singh as the Vice Chancellor of Delhi University.

published on : 1st June 2023
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