University of Fiji appoints acting vice-chancellor
12 March, 2019, 5:25 pm
THE University of Fiji has a new acting vice-chancellor.
Professor Subramani was appointed into the position by the University Council that sat for a special meeting at the Samabula Campus last Saturday.
And a statement issued by the council stated that the appointment was well received by the staff and students of The University of Fiji.
Professor Subramani has been a professor at all three universities in Fiji where he has served in various roles as Dean, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Acting VC, and he has been a visiting professor and writer to many countries.
He has also been part of Fiji’s Education Commission 2000, therefore, he is well-informed about educational issues in the country.
He is currently the Professor in Literature and Language, School of Humanities, at the University of Fiji.
He is a distinguished writer and literary scholar, the author of many seminal books, and who writes both in English and Hindi.
His two recent books are: Wild Flowers (2017) and Fiji Maa; Mother of a Thousand (2018).
He has received national and international awards for his work.
He will now hold the responsibility of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor until the substantive vice-chancellor assumes office.
Professor Subramani took over the duties from the former acting VC Professor Narendra Reddy.