Bhubaneswar: Delhi University’s Anthropology professor Soumendra Mohan Patnaik has been appointed as new vice-chancellor (VC) of the Utkal University in Odisha capital.
A notification in this regard has been issued by the Office of Odisha Governor.
Patnaik will take over professor Ashok Das as the VC.
Notably, Patnaik has been teaching Social Anthropology for the last 24 years. He is currently the President of Indian Anthropological Association.