Noted educationist and industrialist MA Kashem has been elected North South University's trustee board chairperson.
He is one of the founder members of NSU, said a press release.
He has served as its chairperson thrice, and was also chairperson of NSU Foundation's endowment committee several times.
Kashem served as a syndicate member of Jahangirnagar University and Bangladesh Open University; chairperson of Association of Private Universities of Bangladesh; president of Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries and founder chairperson and director of Southeast Bank.
He also founded M Kashem Trust, which aims to foster education by providing scholarships and stipends to underprivileged students.