Sarath Amunugama

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Sarath Amunugama
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Prof Amunugama (right) Opening Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games
Nationality Sri Lankan
Fields French
Institutions University of the Visual & Performing Arts,
University of Kelaniya
Alma mater University of Paris,
University of Burgundy
Kingswood College, Kandy
Known for Founding Vice Chancellor of the University of the Visual & Performing Arts

Sarath Amunugama, JP is a leading Sri Lankan academic, who is a professor of French and the founding Vice Chancellor of the University of the Visual & Performing Arts, Colombo. He is currently the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya.

Amunugama received his secondary education at Kingswood College, Kandy and entered the University of Ceylon before attending University of Sorbonne III, Paris specializing in modern languages where he gained his Licentiate, Master's and PhD. He then gain a DESS from the University of Burgundy.

During his long teaching carrier he had held several distinguished positions such as dean, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya before benign appointed as the first Vice Chancellor of the newly established University of the Visual & Performing Arts on July 1, 2005.[1] In 2008 he was appointed vice chancellor of the University of Kelaniya.[2]

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SLUG2007, Prof Amunugama (left) at the Closing Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games.

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