The Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) administration appointed Dr Naveed Ahmad Chaudhry as Chairman, Department of English.

The decision has been taken in the light of newly implemented tenure policy for chairpersons’ appointment, said a source at BZU.

It is worth mentioning here that Dr Naveed has been working as a faculty member since 1990 and has earned a Post-Doc from the University of Cambridge, UK.

He has been a Fulbright fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, USA for PhD research and delivering lectures. He has also been the recipient of a training course at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Dr Naveed has written extensively for research journals and books in Pakistan, the US, the UK and Malaysia, and also presented papers in these countries.

He also works as visiting faculty at the Federal and Provincial Judicial academies to deliver lectures on legal English and judgment writing.

Dr Naveed contributes to prestigious decision-making bodies as he has been in the Higher Education Commission’s Curriculum Review Committee, University Syndicate, and University Senate.

Additionally, he has been with the Punjab Public Service Commission and various universities’ selection boards for recruiting lecturers.