Shillong (Meghalaya ), Oct 29 : Prof. T. Kumari Kharbamon, has been appointed as the fourth vice chancellor of Martin Luther Christian University.
She will take charge for a period of four years from Nov 1.
She recently retired as Director of the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Regional Campus, Shillong, where she was also head of the Department of English Language Education.
She has 45 years of teaching experience in India and abroad, and has been a professor of English for more than a decade.
She completed her PhD in Applied Linguistics from North Eastern Hill University and then taught at Lady Keane College for 16 years before joining CIEFL, later renamed as the English and Foreign Languages University. Bamon was deputed under the ASEAN project of the Government of India from 2007-2009 to coordinate and teach at the Cambodia-India Centre for English Language Training, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Prof. Kharbamon has participated and presented papers in national and international conferences and is a recipient of several scholarships awarded by the IATEFL, UK and TESOL, USA.She has published a number of articles and books, and is a member of several national and international professional associations.