Sucheta Nair, head of the Department of Journalism and Communication at Calicut University, has been appointed Pro Vice Chancellor (Pro V-C) of the Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit, Kalady.

A press note issued here said the appointment by the Chancellor is for a four-year term. She is the second woman to be appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor in a university in the State, the press note added.

Dr. Nair, who joined service as a teacher in 1986, has worked with the Calicut University since 1989. She is the Dean of Journalism and Communication Studies in Kannur and Calicut Universities and a member of the board of studies in the University of Kerala and Calicut University.

She is also a member of the academic council of Calicut University, the press note added.