Ven. Kollupitiye Mahinda Sangharakkhitha Thero appointed new Chancellor of Kelaniya University
November 5, 2021 09:31 pm
Professor Ven. Kollupitiye Mahinda Sangharakkhitha Thero has been appointed as the Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya.
The venerated Thero serves as the chief incumbent of the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya.
He joined the academic staff of Kelaniya University in 1993. Later, in 2006, he became a Professor of Buddhist Studies. He also served as the Head of the Department form 2006 – 2008.
The new appointment followed the demise of Aggamahapandit Dr. Most Ven. Welamitiyawe Dharmakirthi Sri Kusala Dhamma Thero.