Sri Lanka’s University in another Storm after Appointment of New VC

 

Kumara Hirimburegama

 

The government has appointed s Dr. Kumara Hirimburegama as the Vice Chancellor (VC)  of University of Colombo.

Dr. Kumara Hirimburegama is the  husband of Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama, the Chairperson, University Grants Commission (UGC) and his appointment has been strongly opposed by  most of the academics of all the faculties of Colombo University.

It has been pointed out that conflict of interest could arise as  the UGC Chairperson could use  her official authority to interfere in the running the affairs of the University of Colombo.

Professor Lakshman Dissanayake,who is considered as the most suitable candidate has been undermined said the Fedartion of University Teachers and said that it will take to tradeunion action against the appointment of Dr. Kumara Hirimburegama

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One response to “Sri Lanka’s University in another Storm after Appointment of New VC

  1. very good person Dr.Kumara Hiriburegama, He is very honastand kinnd.Ohu hodin rajakari karaikiyala visvasai. aya mama danne 2008 wasaredi. madagahanana apa hoda manussaya.

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