H K Jibon, IU Correspondent
The authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia have decided to conduct academic activities online with a view to keep academic activities on track and eliminating session jam created over the coronavirus pandemic.
A press release, signed by IU Information, Publication and Public Relations Office Deputy Registrar Rajibul Islam, was issued in this regard on Wednesday.
IU Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari made a video conference with the deans and chairmen of different faculties to conduct classes online.
IU Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha and Acting Registrar SM Abdul Latif also joined in the video conference.
When contacted, IU VC said teachers are in a state of preparedness to conduct online academic activities in this time of COVID -19 pandemic. As a matter of fact, many teachers started it on their own at the end of March 2020. ‘I am hoping from next week onward, most of the teachers will take online classes through the virtual platforms available to and suitable for them,’ he added.
Earlier, the University Grants Commission has urged all universities to continue their academic activities online, during the closure of higher educational institutions in the wake of the global coronavirus outbreak.