Prof. Renu Cheema Vig appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Panjab University: Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar, who is also the Chancellor of Panjab University, appointed Prof (Dr) Renu Cheema Vig, presently the Dean of University Instruction (DUI), as the Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University.
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Exercising the powers conferred by Section 10 of the Panjab University Act 1947, Dhankhar made the appointment of Prof Vig for a term of three years.
She is also the first woman to hold the position in the varsity’s 141-year history. She was working as the Acting Vice Chancellor of Panjab University since January 16, 2023, after the resignation of Prof. Raj Kumar amid allegations of corruption. A three-member selection committee was formed for recommending names for the position