KATHMANDU, Aug 26: As the position of vice-chancellor (VC) at Tribhuvan University (TU), the largest and oldest university of the country, remains vacant, several aspiring candidates are reaching out to influential politicians to get the coveted position.
KATHMANDU, May 18: Former vice-chancellors (VCs) of different universities have urged the government to depoliticize the universities in the country and empower them with full autonomy in order to upgrade the quality of education.
DHARAN, March 16: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is being run without a vice chancellor (VC) after its VC Dr Raj Kumar Rauniyar was sacked by the Ministry of Health and Population On Thursday for "poor performance".
SURKHET, Dec 10: Upendra Koirala’s appointment as the vice chancellor of the Mid-western University (MWU) was his fifth political appointment. Like in his previous political appointments at various government offices, his fifth appointment as vice chancellor is not free from controversy.
The Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) has been running without a vice chancellor for about two months due to wrangling among the ruling parties each of which wanted to appoint their own candidate to the post.