As a part of their internationalization strategy towards education, AIUB and Daffiodil International University [DIU] inked the Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] for collaborating on the Internationalization Strategy Advisory Service [ISAS] project, together with the International Association of Universities [IAU]. On the 31st of May 2015, the honorable Vice Chancellors, Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna and Prof. Dr. M. Luthfar Rahman, signed the MoU on behalf of AIUB and DIU.
The rest of the Steering Committees from both universities were present, including Prof. Dr. Charles C. Villanueva, the Pro Vice Chancellor, Ms. Farheen Hassan, the Additional Director of the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), and Ms. Shama Islam, the Special Assistant to the Office of the Vice Chancellor, from AIUB, along with Prof. Dr. Engr. A. K. M. Fazlul Hoque, the Registrar, Prof. Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, the Executive Director of Human Resource Development Initiative [HRDI], Mr. Md. Emran Hossain, the Director of Administration, Dr. Md. Fokhray Hossain, the Director of International Affairs, Mr. Feroz Kabir Khan, the Deputy Director of HRDI, and Ms. Amena Hasan Ana, the Assistant Director, from DIU.
The meeting focused on the details of the project, where the activities to be undertaken, the different roles and responsibilities for the project, as well as other relevant issues were discussed. With the valuable support and cooperation of IAU, AIUB and DIU are both optimistic about the outcome of the project, confident that this review and assessment of the university policies and quality standards will enable the universities to evolve within itself and succeed in their pursuit of making a mark in the international benchmark for education.