Dr Carmen Z Lamagna, the current vice-chancellor of the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), has been appointed as a member of the advisory council of the Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) for the 2020 – 2022 term.
The 14th General Assembly and Conference of AUAP, held online on 18 November, also announced the appointments of other officials in the organisation, says a press release.
AIUB has been a member of the AUAP since 2003.
Dr Lamagna has been a part of AIUB since its inception in 1994 and serving as the vice-chancellor since 1997.
She served as the treasurer and board member of the AUAP from 2004 to 2006.
She then became the first vice president, from 2006-2008, and eventually the president, from 2008-2010, both setting the record for the first woman to hold the esteemed positions in AUAP.
She continued to work as an ex-officio board member from 2010 to 2012, then as a board member from 2012 to 2018.