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BECA81 Chair Professorship - An appeal to donate - Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 23:55

On-line fund raising  closed now

During the 30th Reunion of the graduating class of 1981, held on 1-1-2012 at the Institute Hall, tha alumni assembled decided to fund "BECA81 Chair Professorship at BESU" on the recommendations of VC.   This will be patterened after the "First GAABESU Guest Chair", created three years ago. (Ref: GAABESU Guest Chair Programme - Saturday, May 01, 2010 )

In response to VC, Prof Ajoy Ray’s appeal to the Global Alumni in 2009, GAABESU created the first guest chair.  The intention is to invite a recently retired or yet to retire  renowned academician and/or a researcher, for the professorship for a term of 1-3  years. It carries an obligation to teach the students and/or help research-programs for Faculty and Departments but in effect there is no defined responsibilities; the scope may include mentoring younger faculty, under graduate and graduate students and advice on short and long-term inter-disciplinary research initiatives that are not always connected with degree awarding academic programs.
The BECA81 guest chair position would be filled soon.  Based on the follow-up discussions with the VC and other stakeholders of Bengal Engineering and Science University, the academic needs will be known and accordingly the requirements will be established .
Since institution of this Chair in the next few months requires significant financial commitments from all concerned, any financial help is highly appreciated.  We appeal Class of 1981 to come forward and help this batch initiative.
Donation in USA or in USD by a credit card - Closed Now
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We request other batches and chapters to consider instituting new chairs or join other GAABESU initiatives including GAABESU Research Awards, GAABESU Scholarships, GAABESU Fellowships for Excellence. Any donations to GAABESU associated funds receive income tax benefit in India and USA. Individual donors also receive GAABESU membership for donation that is at least equal to the membership fee.

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