Wednesday, March 13, 2013
New Ruhuna University VC Prof.Gamini Senanayake
New Vice Chancellor of the University of Ruhuna, Professor Gamini Senanayake has assumed duties on Monday.
Prof. Senanayake, who served two terms as the Deputy Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Agriculture Faculty, is 6th Vice chancellor of the University.
He succeeded Professor Susirith Mendis who returned to the Medical Faculty.
An official ceremony chaired by the Chancellor of the University of Ruhuna Ven. Pallaththara Sumanajothi Nayaka Thera was conducted to symbolise assuming duties as the new Vice Chancellor, at the VC’s office, University of Ruhuna, Wellamadama, Matara.
The ceremony was attended by former VC, Prof. Susirith Mendis, the Registrar of the University Ms. Senani Kalugama, all Deans, academic and Non Academic staff members.
Addressing the staff after assuming duties Prof. Senanayake said that he was willing to continue the activities which had already been started by the former VC and several new steps would be taken to uplift the University in all aspects.Extract Online ISLAND