Meeting on the “BAC Program Accreditation Process” on 18 May 2023
May 22, 2023
The Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) has organized a participatory meeting on the “BAC Program Accreditation Process” on 18 May 2023 at 10.00 am in the Conference Room (4th floor) of the university. Vice Chancellor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Deans of FBE, FSE, and FLASS, Chairpersons of all Departments, the members of Program Self-Assessment Committee (PSAC) of the Dept. of English, Sociology, Information Studies, and Genetics Engineering and Biotechnology, Registrar, Director of Finance, Director, Additional Directors of IQAC, and BAC officials were present at the meeting. The meeting was presided over by Professor Dr. M.M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor.
The IQAC officials welcomed the BAC officials at East West University campus. Professor Dr. M.M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor of East West University, welcomed the BAC members along with participants of EWU. Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Chairman of Bangladesh Accreditation Council also gave thanks to EWU authority for arranging this important meeting. At the beginning of the session, the Vice Chancellor briefly discussed some problems in the accreditation process in Bangladesh as it is in the very rudimentary stage. Professor Dr. Muhammed Ziaulhaq Mamun, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor A.K. Enamul Haque, Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, Professor Dr. M. Ruhul Amin, Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Professor Md. Mobarak Hossain Khan, Chairperson of the Department of Social Relations, and Dr. Suraia Nusrin, Associate and Chairperson of the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology asked questions regarding the Program Accreditation Process. Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Chairman, Professor Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary, and Professor Dr. S.M. Kabir, members of Bangladesh Accreditation Council answered the questions in detail and gave suggestions to the members of the Program Self-Assessment Committee (PSAC) of the departments. The PSACs were suggested to assess their own program based on the listed criteria and collect documents and evidence. The Registrar and Director of Finance also took part in the discussion session, shared their preparations, and showed their interest in the program accreditation process. The Chairpersons of the departments who have submitted their intent to apply for accreditation also asked questions to clear their confusion about the BAC Accreditation Process. Professor Dr. Nasir Uddin Ahammed, Director (Accreditation), and Dr. Rita Parveen, Deputy Director (Accreditation), BAC were also present in the meeting. The BAC officials will visit again if those departments face any difficulties in their preparations. At the end of the session, the Vice Chancellor and Pro-Vice Chancellor honored them with souvenirs on behalf of IQAC of East West University.
The participants and the BAC officials took pictures in front of the Shaheed Minar before leaving EWU. The meeting ended with an expression of thanks from the Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellor, and Director of IQAC.