New Nalanda chancellor envisions a ‘liberal’ university

Well-known computer scientist Dr Vijay Bhatkar, who has been appointed as the Chancellor of Nalanda University with effect from 25 January, said he wants to transform it into a liberal university, reports PTI.

Bhatkar, who will hold the office for a term of three years, said: “I am happy that I have been chosen to lead one of the oldest [universities], which was once the centre for knowledge seekers from across the world.”

“I would like to make it a liberal university while working on creating a beautiful synthesis of science and spirituality as they are not two disciplines, but one thing,” he said.
Full report on the Hindustan Times site