Professor Atiqul Islam has been reappointed as the vice-chancellor of North South University on Monday for the second term.
Professor Islam was appointed NSU vice-chancellor in 2016. Prior to that, he served as the executive dean of the Faculty of Business and Law and pro-vice-chancellor (engagement), Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia.
He worked in a number of universities in the Asia-Pacific over the last three decades. Over his long academic career, he served at the University of Sydney, UNSW, Curtin University, University of Canterbury and the National University of Singapore.
He served with distinction as the head of School of Commerce at the University of South Australia (2005-2008) and as dean of the Faculty of Business and Government at the University of Canberra (2008-2010).
Professor Islam holds first class honours and Master’s degrees from the University of Dhaka, M.Com (Accounting) from the University of New South Wales and PhD from the University of Sydney. He is also a fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.
He is the author and co-author of numerous scholarly articles in refereed academic journals. He edited a business journal for over a decade, reviewed articles, reviewed research funding proposals for Australian Research Council and for a Saudi University.
He has supervised and examined a large number of post graduate theses including PhD.
He presented papers in international research conferences including the prestigious American Accounting Association, the British Accounting Association as well as the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand.
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