Dean – Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences at Quaid-i-Azam University, being the largest of all the three faculties of QAU, has over 120 qualified staff. Prof. Dr. Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah, as Dean of this faculty reached to every faculty member and created a cordial atmosphere for research and teaching. He also helped the University in bringing more expertise to the Faculty and at the end of his tenure as the Dean, left eight full Professors along with many Associate and Assistant Professors. During his term as Dean, numerous international linkages were established with many European, American and South East Asian Universities.
Prof. Shah’s relations with the students became proverbial. In the recent past when the University faced serious challenges involving student unrest on the Campus, Prof. Shah being the head of the Committee always resolved all issues amicably. The doors of the Dean office remained open during the office hours for the whole day for both faculty and students alike.
Being the head of many Committees including Advance Study and Research Board (AS&RB), Syndicate, Affiliation Committee, Scholarship Committee, Medical Committee, Food and Management (Cafeteria) Committee, Harassment Committee, Academic Council, Selection Board, Joint Action Committee, Financial Support Committee, United States of America (US)- Higher Education Commission (HEC) Need-based Scholarship Committee etc., Prof. Dr. Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah contributed positively in bringing amiable changes to the Quaid-i-Azam University in general and the Faculty of Social Sciences in particular.