By Mahadhir bin Monihuldin
GOMBAK, 5 November 2016: Two former IIUM deputy rectors will receive the prestigious Professor Emeritus award at the university’s 32nd IIUM Convocation ceremony from its Constitutional Head, the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, for their outstanding contribution to the field of education.
The recipients of the award are Prof. Dato’ Wira Dr. Haji Jamil bin Haji Osman and Prof. Dato’ Dr. Md Tahir bin Md Azhar, according to press release issued by the office of IIUM Corporate Communication.
Prof. Dato’ Wira Dr. Jamil Osman was the Deputy Rector (Academic Management and Admission Division) from 1999 until 2003, while Prof. Dato’ Dr. Md Tahir bin Md Azhar held the position of Deputy Rector (Academic Affairs Division) from 2008 until 2015.
Prof. Dr. Jamil specialised in Islamic Banking and Finance and had been the Deputy Dean of the Kulliyah of Economics and Management Sciences while Prof. Dr. Tahir had his education in medicine and was once the director of IIUM’s Kuantan campus where the Kulliyah of Medicine is located.***