ITANAGAR, Dec 18: Prof Tamo Mibang today took over the charge of Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), replacing the acting Vice-Chancellor Prof K C Kapoor.

Prior to his new assignment, Prof Mibang was the Director of the University’s Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies (AITS).

He had joined the university (previously,ArunachalUniversity) as Reader in the Department of History onSept 7, 1988.

He became the first Arunachalee to be appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of theCentralUniversityby the President of India in his capacity as the Visitor of RGU.

An educator, researcher, academic administrator, Prof Mibang has the ‘unique’ experience of working with the university system as he was assigned to perform the duties of the highest positions of the university on several occasions.

Besides holding the post of Pro-VC from 23rd Sept 2002 to 9th April 2008, he had served the university as Acting VC from 5th Dec, 1998 to 10th Jan, 1999, and from 16th Nov 2002 to 19th August 2003, in-charge VC from 5th May 2010 to 30th Dec 2010 and again, as acting VC from 1st Jan 2011 to 4th Oct 2011.

The University fraternity exuded hopes that Prof Mibang with his administrative acumen and innovative strategies will help the university accomplish several milestones in the field to disseminate and advance knowledge, take appropriate measures for promoting innovations in teaching-learning process, and to educate and train manpower for the development of the State of Arunachal Pradesh.

VC meets Governor

The vice chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), Prof Tamo Mibang called on Governor Gen (Retd) J J Singh at Raj Bhavan here today.

While applauding Prof Mibang on being appointed as the RGU VC and terming his induction as a matter of great pride for every Arunachalee, Gen Singh said that the appointment is recognition of Prof. Mibang’s capability, experience, scholastic achievements and dedicated service towards higher education in the State.

Reposing his faith in the new VC, the Governor expressed his confidence that the university will touch new heights of excellence under the stewardship of Prof Mibang. (PRO)



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