MLCU has a new Vice Chancellor

Dr. Vincent T. Darlong has been appointed as the new Vice Chncellor of Martin Luther Christian University. Dr. Darlong has eminent record of achievements. His academic career was in the field of Zoology where he completed his PhD on the topic “Impact of shifting cultivation on soil fauna” in the year 1987 from North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.  His key areas of professional exposure and interests are in natural resource management and livelihoods, community based biodiversity conservation and community forestry, environment and social impact assessments, research and development in rural development, natural resources among others.

Dr. Darlong has contributed immensely to the community through numerous technical papers which were presented in the national and international seminars and also has published numerous books. Looking into the contribution of Dr. Darlong, he has highlighted the issues faced by the indigenous people especially youth and women of North East India in areas of rural farming and livelihoods, forestry, land rights. Apart from his engagement with the communities in North East India, Dr Darlong has also contributed to the Government of India in various task force and working groups/committees at different capacities.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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