Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15:
Prof Dr CR Tripathy, head of the Department of Computer Science of VSS Technical University was today appointed as the vice chancellor (VC) of Odisha’s Sambalpur University, a notification by the office of the Chancellor of University said here this afternoon.
A three-member search committee, comprising the chancellor’s nominee Lalit Mansingh as chairman, and two other members—Syndicate nominee G Behera and UGS nominee Kamlesh Jashipura—had short listed 15 out of the 40 senior professors who had applied for the post.
Later, the committee later recommended the name of Prof CR Tripathy, Prof Satyaban Jena, retired Chemistry professor of Utkal University and Sarat Acharya, professor, Department of Statistics, Sambalpur University for the post.
The new vice chancellor would be in charge of the golden jubilee celebration of the University scheduled in January, 2017.