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Appointment of VCs for nine KP universities suffers more delay

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STAFF REPORT PSR: The process of appointment of full-time vice chancellor of nine public sector universities of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa may suffer more delay due to reservations about qualification of some final candidates. It is learned that Pervez Khattak Chief Minister KP has returned the summary to Higher Education Commission (HEC) to submit separate case for each universities. The candidates for University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar, and Technology University, Nowshera…Read More

VCs forum agrees for more coop to meet challenges

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The third Vice Chancellors Forum of Islamic countries stressed the need for initiating joint academic programmes, promoting research and pooling resources so as to meet the challenges of the modern times. The forum was jointly organized by HEC, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Ministries of SandT and Education and Federation of Universities of Islamic World. As many as 200 Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Presidents of universities and higher…Read More

VCs at odds with KP govt over university reforms

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STAFF REPORT PESH: Vice chancellors of government universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are at odds with the provincial higher education department over the proposed criteria of their removal and performance evaluation. Sources said the VCs of 19 public sector universities in the province had shown concerns over three to four points of the reforms proposed by the working group about themselves.The sources said major concern of VCs was about the appointment and removal of a vice chancellor as…Read More

VCs forum stresses Islamic varsities joint initiatives to meet R and D goals

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article image STAFF REPORT ISLAMABAD: Scholars from the Muslim world have resolved to work for greater academic interaction, create an Islamic universities pool of scholarships, and to initiate joint research and development programme in order to achieve the set goals in the field of science and technology. This resolution came after a recently concluded two-day interactive and technical session at the Vice Chancellor Forum 2013 in which heads and representatives of 200 universities from the…Read More

VCs seek funds transfer to PARC

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Forum of VCs and Heads of Agricultural Universities/Colleges has unanimously resolved that HEC and Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) transfer the agricultural research projects and funds to PARC being agricultural research forum at federal level for distribution among provincial universities/colleges and agri research institutions to strengthen research activities in the country. This has been decided at a recently held meeting of VCs and Heads of Agricultural…Read More

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VC represents LUMS at Muslim World VCs Forum

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Dr. Adil Najam, represented LUMS at the Vice Chancellors’ Forum on Higher Education in the Islamic World, recently held in Islamabad.The Vice Chancellor’s Forum attracted over 200 Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Univeristy Presidents from 35 Muslim countries of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).The Forum was organised by the IESCO, the Pakistan Ministry of Science and Technology, HEC of…Read More