Teachers don't want principal's term extended
LAHORE, May 29(Daily Times): The
teaching faculty at the Punjab University Law College has demanded authorities
not extend the contract of the college principal, alleging that he was
uncooperative and did not take teachers into confidence over several issues.
The principal is to retire in August this
PU sources said that the teaching faculty at the law
college met on Monday and decided to resist attempts to extend the principal's
contract after he retires. They also decided they would not allow someone from
outside the college to be the next principal.
They said the teachers had
announced a three-day boycott of principal Prof Dr Dil Muhammad Malik and that
nobody met him on Monday.
They said the teachers were angry with the
principal because he had not talked to the teachers and supported the vice
chancellor over the issue of changing the status of the PU constituent colleges.
Sources said the teachers had also asked the PU Academic Staff Association
(PUASA) to take up the issue of not extending the principal's term with
PUASA president Dr Mumtaz Salik said he had
received a letter from the Law College teachers demanding PUASA should take up
the case with authorities concerned. He said an executive body meeting of PUASA
would be called in a couple of days to discuss the issue, as the teachers and
principal were PUASA members. "It is a sensitive issue and I alone cannot take
any decision," he added. Prof Dr Dil Muhammad Malik did not comment on the
Post your Feedback about information available on this page.