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NU bids farewell to outgoing professors

By EMN Updated: May 31, 2024 11:17 pm
Prof. Rosemary Dzuvichu and Prof. NDR Chandra during the farewell programme at Nagaland University, Kohima campus, on Friday.

DIMAPUR — Nagaland University (NU), Kohima campus, bade farewell to two outgoing professors namely Prof. Rosemary Dzuvichu and Prof. NDR Chandra, both from English department, during a programme held on Friday.

The programme chaired by Dr. Lemtila Alinger began a song presented by MA 2nd semester students, while speeches were delivered by Prof. N Das, faculty members, research scholars and MA students.

An update from the university mentioned that Prof. Rosemary Dzuvichu has held significant positions at Nagaland University, serving as the director of the Women Studies Centre, coordinator of the Centre for Mass Communication, head of English department and member of the executive council.

She is an alumna of the Thomson Foundation Fellowship in the UK with the British High Commission and the IVLP fellowship in the USA sponsored by the US State Department.

Additionally, she contributed to higher education as a UGC Standing Committee member for establishing women studies centers nationwide and as a former expert member on North East for the National Commission for Women.

It added that her involvement extended to serving as a former member of the Advisory Board for Peace and Conflict Studies and as a jury member on the World Court of Women.

With a teaching career spanning back to 1982, it stated that Prof. Dzuvichu has supervised numerous PhD and MPhil scholars, mentoring a total of 14 doctoral candidates and 14 M.Phil scholars.

Prof. NDR Chandra has a distinguished career as a professor of English at Nagaland (Central) University, Kohima campus since 2003. He held the position of vice chancellor at Bastar University, Jagdalpur, from 2013 to 2016 and was in-charge VC and Pro-VC at NU.

Dr. Chandra also served as UGC visiting professor at Dr. HS Gour University, Sagar, in 2006 and as an adjunct professor at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, from 2018 to 2020.

Prof. Chandra received accolades such as the Scholar of Eminence, Life-Line International Peace Award, Dr. Radhakrishnan Education Excellence Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award among others.

It stated that Prof. Chandra made significant contributions to higher education, NSS and fundraising for natural disaster victims. He was recognised for his impactful initiatives including the successful establishment of new departments, Ph.D programmes and the implementation of curriculum reforms.

The programme concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Dr. Talisenla Imsong.

By EMN Updated: May 31, 2024 11:17:32 pm
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