Presi V-C term gets extended by six months
Kolkata: The term of Professor Anuradha Lohia, Vice-Chancellor of Presidency University has been extended by six months. Meanwhile, the search to find out her successor is on. She is scheduled to retire on April 30.
A past pupil of Presidency College in the early 1970s, Professor Lohia has played a major role in upgrading the academic standard of the university. She was a former student of Modern High School. She obtained her doctorate from Jadavpur University and then went to US for higher studies.
She joined the Biochemistry department of Bose Institute before joining Presidency University.
Lohia had her ups and downs during the past four years. She played a major role in celebrating the bi-centenary celebration of Presidency College.
Meanwhile, some students of the University are planning to meet Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor KN Tripathi requesting them not to extend her term.