Professor Kazi Shahidullah, former vice-chancellor of National University, has been appointed as the new chairman of the University Grants Commission.
Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education issued a notification on Wednesday in this regard.
Kazi Shahidullah, a Dhaka University history professor, was appointed for a four-year term. Its previous chairman Abdul Mannan’s term came to an end on May 7.
Then, Yusuf Ali Molla, the senior-most official of Bangladesh University Grants Commission, served as its acting chairman.