After nearly one year’s delay, the Madurai Kamaraj
University has finally got its new Vice-Chancellor. Prof Kalyani Mathivanan has
been appointed to the top post by Governor K Rosaiah.
Professor Kalyani Mathivanan who heads the English
Department (Aided and Self Supporting) of Ethiraj College for Women, would
assume charge in a few days.
The university has been functioning without a VC since April
19, 2011, after R Karpaga Kumaravel demitted office.
Prof Kalyani Mathivanan has more than 30 years of teaching
and research experience at the Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai. She
graduated from the Maharaja’s college Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala University and
completed her post graduation in the Ethiraj College for Women.
She received her doctoral and post doctoral degrees from the
Madras University and was honoured as the first D Litt in English from the