Newly appointed Pro Vice Chancellor of Punjab University (PU) Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood took over the charge of Acting Vice Chancellor.
Dr Khalid is serving as the Dean of the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Punjab University. He has also been the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences and the Director of the Institute of Information Management.
He has done his post-doctorate from the University of California, USA and has 30 years of teaching experience. Dr Khalid Mahmood is the author of 225 research papers, editor of various research journals and has also been the chairman of the PU Ranking Committee.
In his message, Acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood said that strengthening the structure of teachers and promoting research culture is a priority. He said that steps will be taken to improve the system by solving administration problems. He said that short-term and long-term plans will be arranged for the development of PU.
Dr Khalid was congratulated by teachers, administrative officials and employees and expressed their commitment to work together for the development of the university.
The CareTaker government of Punjab appionted Dr Khalid Mahmood after the tenure of previous Vice Chancellor Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar was ended.