The Council is the executive body and governing authority of the University and composed of the Vice Chancellor, who is the ex-officio Chairman, Deans of the three Faculties, two elected representatives of the Senate and persons of distinction in Educational, Professional, Commercial, Industrial, Scientific or Administrative spheres who are appointed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in such numbers as to exceed the aforementioned membership from the University by one.

  • Vice Chancellor

    • Prof. Sarath Chandrajeewa - Chairman
  • Deans of the Faculties

    • Associate Prof. M.R. Podinilame - Faculty of Visual Arts
    • Prof. Kolitha Bhanu Dissanayake- Faculty of Music
    • Snr. Prof. Mudiyanse Dissanayake - Faculty of Dance & Drama
    • Prof. R.M.S. Chandrajeewa - Faculty of Graduate Studies
  • Senate Nominees

    • Mr. Mangala Senanayake
    • Mr. M. Jagath Raveendra
  • UGC Appointees

    • Prof.(Mrs) Kusuma Karunaratne
    • Dr. Dharmasena Pathiraja
    • Dr. L.A.W Sirisena
    • Dr.Jayalath Manorathne
    • Mrs. Chitra Karunaratne
    • Mr. C. Maliyadda
    • Mr. Gamini Sumanasekara
    • Mr. Gunasena Thenubadu
  • Secretary to the Council

    • Mr. B.M. Dayawansa (Registrar)

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