Colombo Telegraph

Colombo University VC Resigns

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Dr Kumara Hirimburegama has resigned from the post with effect from yesterday, Colombo Telegraph learns.

The Colombo University Federation of Teachers’ Associations (CUFTA) had been demanding for VC Kumara Hirimburegama‘s resignation, since he was appointed as the Vice Chancellor.

On an earlier occasion Colombo Telegraph reported how the candidates for the post of VC fared at the voting by the Governing Council of the University of Colombo. Of the three candidates, Dr. Kumara Hirimburegama, reportedly a grade II senior lecturer got 13 votes as against the 15 votes earned by the candidate with the highest votes, namely, presently Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake. Dr. Prathibha Mahanamahewa has received 08 votes.

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