At the executive committee meeting of the Loyola Alumni Association held recently, VIT University Chancellor Dr. G. Viswanathan was elected as its new president. At the ceremony held recently, Dr. Viswanathan was welcomed by Fr. Xavier Alphonse SJ, Director, Loyola Alumni Association. Fr.K. Amal, Rector of Loyola College, announced his election as the new president.

In his address, Fr. Amal said the management, members of the executive committee, and chapter coordinators were immensely delighted to have Dr. Viswanathan on the board. He added that not only was Dr. Viswanathan a distinguished alumnus of the college, he was a former Member of Parliament and former minister, is an eminent educationist and the architect of the VIT University.