Prof Dr Muhammad Samad, a teacher of Dhaka University’s Institute of Social Welfare and Research, has been appointed as the pro-vice-chancellor (admin) of Dhaka University for a second successive term.
A notification signed by deputy secretary Md. Masum Ahmed following the order of president Md Abdul Hamid confirmed this.
Earlier, from 2012 to 2016, he was the vice-chancellor of the University of Information Technology and Sciences (UITS).
Prof. Samad was born in 1958 in a remote village of Jamalpur district and earned his BSS degree from the Institute of Social Welfare and Research of University of Dhaka.
Dr. Muhammad Samad has worked as a visiting professor at Winona State University (WSU), Minnesota, USA for twice in 2005 and in 2009 respectively. He has worked as a Fellow of Katherine A. Kendall Institute of International Social Work Education, CSWE, USA in 2009. He has been serving as the President of Bangladesh Council for Social Work Education (BCSWE) since 2012 and was elected Board Member of Asian and Pacific Social Work Education (APASWE) for the term of 2013-17.
Source: United News of Bangladesh