GCU's former vice-principal passes away
LAHORE, June 28(Dawn): Prof Javeed Ahmed Sheikh, a former vice-principal of the
Government College Lahore, passed away after brief illness at a local hospital
Prof Sheikh's liver ruptured five days ago while he was
delivering a lecture. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. His
wife Ms Nasreen Javed is currently serving as associate professor of political
science at the Lahore College for Women University.
Prof Sheikh was born
in Gujranwala on March 20, 1944, and joined the GC in 1967 as a lecturer in
political science department where he was later appointed as chairman.
1989-90, the Punjab government transferred and posted him as the principal of
the Government Degree College, Sheikhupura. He was given Fulbright scholarship
by the US government.
Prof Sheikh re-joined GC, Lahore, as its last
vice-principal and retired in 2003. However, he continued his association with
the institution as a visiting faculty member as well as the coordinator of MPhil
leading to PhD programmes of the political science department.