Pondicherry University to get first woman V-C
Puducherry: Pondicherry University is all set to get its first woman Vice-Chancellor with the Union Human Resource and Development Ministry announcing the appointment of Dr Chandra Krishnamoorthy to the post.
Krishnamoorthy, presently Vice-Chancellor of the National Law University in Orissa, would assume charge of the new assignment in the first week of next month, official sources said here today.
Incumbent Dr J A K Tareen is demitting office on February 1.
This is the first time that a woman vice-chancellor is being appointed to the central university established through an Act of Parliament in 1985. Krishnamoorthy will be the sixth Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University.
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