The three members from the university to be nominated were Dr R Sudha, professor and head, department of French, school of English and foreign languages, Dr M Thangaraj, professor and head, department of computer science, school of information technology and Dr S Nagarathinam, professor and head, department of communication, school of linguistics and communication.
Dr Sudha has 33 years of experience and previously held various positions at the university, including Registrar (in charge) at the university and Director (in charge) of Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC), MKU.
Dr Thangaraj has 31 years of teaching experience and has held multiple administrative responsibilities.
Dr Nagarathinam has 25 publications to his name and has been the professor and head of the department of communication, MKU since 2014.
The nominations were done by the Governor-Chancellor according to the Section 19 (a) Class – II Other members (4) of the Madurai Kamaraj University Act, 1965 with effect from December 18, 2020 for a period of three years. A Senate or Syndicate is the highest decision-making body in a university.