Erosion of professors’ prestige

February 2, 2020 09:10 am

In his book What the Best College Teachers Do Ken Bain says that professors are ‘university-based top-ranked expert academicians’ to extend then enforce knowledge and virtues. In Nepal too, professors are co-positioned with the first-class bureaucrats in merit. Such a distinguished position automatically attracts intense gravity. They are expected to be involved in academic excellence, knowledge, studies and research.

Mind your manners

May 14, 2019 00:30 am

Professors and lecturers have been using insulting words while talking to students but students are not able to speak up

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: A study conducted by the National Vigilance Centre has exposed anomalies and irregularities prevailing in the oldest university in the country-Tribhuvan University (TU)- including the shirking of the duties by the lecturers and professors of the University.

BARDIYA, March 31: Professors and lecturers at the Guransh Multiple Campus went on strike from Thursday onwards and stopped attending classes as part of their protest against the campus management which has failed to provide them salaries in the past five months due to financial crunch.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Seven professors at the Institute of Medicine (IoM) on Thursday registered a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding annulment of the 'illegal order' issued by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to Tribhuvan University to take action against them.