Past Vice-Chancellors

Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake

Vice-Chancellor (2015 - 2019)

Dr. Kumara Hirimburegama

Vice-Chancellor (2013 - 2015)

Professor Kshanika Hirimburegama

VICE-CHANCELLOR (2007-2013)

Professor Tilak Hettiarachchy

Vice-Chancellor (2002 - 2007)

Emeritus Professor S W E Goonesekere

Vice-Chancellor (1999 - 2002)

Deshamanya Professor Emeritus WD Lakshman

Vice-Chancellor (1994 - 1999)

Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris

Vice-Chancellor (1988 - 1994)

Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris assumed duties as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo during a turbulent period in Sri Lanka’s history when peace and tranquility in the country was affected and it was in turmoil. Within a short period of his assuming the Vice Chancellorship in 1988, the out-going Vice-Chancellor was murdered in the […]

Professor Stanley wijesundara

Vice-Chancellor (1979 - 1988)

Walwin Arnold De Silva

Vice-Chancellor (1968 - 1969)

Sir Nicholas Attygalle

Vice-Chancellor (1955 - 1966)

Sir Ivor Jennings

The first Vice-Chancellor, University of Ceylon