Dr Alauddin is unanimously elected as Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the University of Asia Pacific (UAP) recently. He takes over from the immediate past Chairman, Mr. C. M. Shafi Sami, who was an eminent diplomat and an Advisor to the Care Taker Government.
The other Office Bearers also unanimously elected are: Abdul Mohin Chowdhury as Senior Vice Chairman, Al-haj Abdul Malek Mollah and Ms. Tashmeem Shayera Moyeen as Vice Chair and Mr. KM Mozibul Hoque as Treasurer.
Dr. Alauddin has a Master’s degree in Social Welfare from the Dhaka University Institute of Social Welfare and Research, MSW and PhD from the University of Michigan, USA. He took early retirement as an Associate Professor from the Dhaka University and joined Boston-based NGO, Pathfinder International, as its Country Representative in Bangladesh and has worked with it for 22 years and took retirement in 2006.
Among others, both Dr Alauddin and his wife, Fatema Alauddin are founder members of UAP. As professionals in and promoters of education, they have established SN Academy for children to give them good background foundation in elementary education in their rural area at Jhawail in Gopulpur Upazila of Tangail district.
Dr. Alauddin is an author of a text book, “Samajik Gabaysana: Baigyanik Gyan Onneswan Padhati” published by Textbook Division of Bangla Academy.
Dr. Alauddin had the opportunity of providing training consultancy to Egypt, Tanzania, Pakistan, India, and Tibet. He was consultant to The World Bank, The Population Council, The USAID, and IUCW and had attended International Conferences in Mexico, Egypt, and Indonesia as members of Bangladesh Delegation as NGO representative.