A. Majeed Khan
A. Majeed Khan, educated in Kolkata (India), London and Minnesota, USA (Ph.D). He is a Phi Beta Kappa (for liberal education) and Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary doctorate for contribution to higher education) Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA; decorated by the Republic of France: Officier dan ordre des Palmes Academiques for contribution to education, science, and culture. He has been a cabinet minister and an ambassador of Bangladesh, a member of the Executive Board and Permanent Representative to the UNESCO. Dr. Khan founded the School of Social Work at Rajshahi University in 1964; the first private university- Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) in 1991; and is the founder Vice Chancellor of University of Information Technology and Science (UITS), 2003. He taught at universities of Leiden (Holland), Stockholm (Sweden), Jordan, and as distinguished Visiting Professor at Hamline University, Minnesota, USA. He served the UNDP and retired as a Senior Director and lately, he was a Senior Visiting Fellow in the Department of Rural Sociology of the University of Wisconsin, USA.