20 Jul 2015 19:34 IST

Malabika Sarkar appointed Principal Academic Advisor at Ashoka Uni

Had served as VC of Presidency University, Kolkata

Prof. Malabika Sarkar has been appointed the Principal Advisor (Academic) at Ashoka University. In this new role, Sarkar will be working with the Vice Chancellor to further the University’s academic vision.

On joining Ashoka University, Sarkar said, “I believe that Ashoka has taken the first critical steps in the right direction towards establishing a twenty first century Liberal Arts university. It has a great future ahead.”

Dr. Rudrangshu Mukherjee, Vice Chancellor at Ashoka University said, “We are very pleased to have Prof. Malabika Sarkar as an integral part of our University. Her wealth of experience and knowledge will help build Ashoka University into one of the finest educational institutions in the country.”

Prof. Sarkar was Vice-Chancellor of Presidency University till May 2014. An alumna of Presidency College, Kolkata and University of Cambridge, she was elected to a Life Membership at Clare Hall in 2003. She is also currently the President of the Women’s Coordinating Council (WCC), the apex body in the State of West Bengal.

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