Professor Dr Md Golam Mowla, founding Vice- Chancellor of Comilla Univer sity, died of cardiac arrest on Tuesday.
He breathed his last around 2:00pm at a private hospital in capital Dhaka, said CoU sources.
Professor Golam Mowla served as the VC of Comilla University from 2006 to 2008.
He was also the former director of Institute of Nutrition and Food Science at Dhaka University.
He left behind wife, one daughter and a host of relatives to mourn his death.
Comilla University stakeholders expressed deep shock at his death. A condolence message letter, signed by the university registrar (additional in-charge) Professor Md. Abu Taher, prayed for the salvation of his depar ted soul.