of ICU, Dr Habib Ahmed, belongs to Swat, which is the native district of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.
'Therefore, it is the climax of acute professional and procedural short-sightedness and ethnic bigotry for anybody to call for the exclusion of any ethnic group from being appointed the vice-chancellor
or a particular ethnic group to be selectively favoured in the appointment of the vice-chancellor
Having acquired the syndicate powers related to the student disciplinary cases, the vice-chancellor
has been involved in students and employees' politics, he said.
"It remains the case, however, that the salary of its vice-chancellor
is below the national average for vice-chancellors
while the challenge of the role in a rapidly developing university and the performance of its vice-chancellor
, is not."
During the five year period, the Vice-Chancellor
and the Designate will work closely on all matters pertaining to the office of the Vice-Chancellor
He also asked that why hasn't a continuous vice-chancellor
been appointed at the university in the last 2.5 years.
"The increase in the vice-chancellor
's salary is therefore performance-related.
Figures show Bath's leader received PS406,000, Bristol's vice-chancellor
PS344,000 and the University of Exeter's vice-chancellor
PS393,000 in 2014-15.
Prof Medwin Hughes, of the fledgling University of Wales Trinity Saint David was Wales' third-best-paid vice-chancellor
, having received a total of PS262,000 in 2014-15.
"In preparation for the transition, Chris will relinquish all his executive responsibilities with effect from September 30 and he will remain as vice-chancellor
emeritus until his successor is appointed and a successful handover completed.
But then the question arises: what makes one stick to the office of vice-chancellor
? The answer is mainly to be found in the vast powers bestowed on him under the university statutes in matters of appointments and dismissals, introduction of new disciplines, creation of academic chairs, control over administrative, financial and academic aspects plus the discretionary powers in almost every sphere concerning the institution.
STUDENTS reacted angrily after university chiefs spent nearly pounds 500,000 on a house for its new vice-chancellor