Prof Thimme Gowda has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of Bangalore University.
The governor of Karnataka and chancellor of state universities HR Bhardwaj has appointed Prof Thimme Gowda as the new Vice Chancellor of Bangalore University. After three months, the university has got a regular VC.
The search committee constituted to select the VC had a meeting last week and recommended three names to the government. However, the meeting invited controversies as it was convened in the absence of a University Grants Commissions nominee.
Finally, almost after 10 days, higher education minister CT Ravi forwarded the file concerning the V-Cs appointment to the chief minister on Monday morning, and give his concurrence to Thimme Gowda. After his appointed, Gowda said, It is great honour for me to get a supreme post of Bangalore University. I will try to improve teaching standard.
Bangalore University is a public state university located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The university is one of the oldest in India, dating back to 1886. The university is a part of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and affiliated by University Grants Commission (UGC).