Dr Tanweer Hasan, Rolf A. Weil Professor of Finance at Roosevelt University (IL, USA), joined as the new Vice Chancellor of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) effective from today (Tuesday), says a statement.
Dr Hasan has been appointed as the VC of IUB by the President and Chancellor of the universities for a 4-year term.
Professor Hasan was formally recognised for his excellence in teaching at multiple academic institutions during his career.
He served in various administrative capacities that include Associate Provost, Roosevelt University (Planning & Budget), Associate Dean and Director of the MBA Programme, and the founding Executive Director of the Finance Honours Programme at the College of Business of the same university.
In the capacity of Associate Provost, he was also involved in developing new programmes like the PharmD Programme and joint programmes like MBA/IO Psychology, MBA/MS Criminal Justice, MBA/Health Care Administration, etc.
Professor Hasan obtained his PhD in Finance from the University of Houston in (TX, USA) in 1993.
Prior to that he completed his MBA with concentration in Finance from Baylor University (TX, USA) in 1989 and Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Finance from the University of Dhaka in 1986.
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