Pro-BN chancellors can go, says Maszlee

Diyana Ibrahim

Education Minister Maszlee Malik says vice-chancellors who ridiculed Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's age prior to GE14 should resign. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 21, 2018.

VICE-CHANCELLORS and deputy vice-chancellors of public universities who rooted for Barisan Nasional will be asked to resign their positions, said Maszlee Malik.

The education minister said this is in keeping with the Pakatan Harapan policy of removing political appointees and replacing them with qualified people.

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  • Well done Minister. Please get rid of all the apple polishers and kangkungs from running the universities. Besides this, please make all your lecturers and administrative staff to go on contract. if they cannot deliver, you can terminate them easily. At present, most of them are permanent staff and many are very complacent and not up to the mark.

    Posted 5 years ago by Teh E

  • Its not whether pro-BN or anti-PH, its about Academic. A Chancellor and VCs should be education, knowledge, students - an pro-BN or pro-PH is not acceptable.

    Posted 5 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • Agree. Get rid of the political appointees. They have no place in education. Start appointing dedicated and qualified academics.

    Posted 5 years ago by Anthony Long