Dr.Hanifa Ghosh, Professor of English and Principal, Chevalier T.Thomas Elizabeth College for Women has been the Principal of the College since 2006. She is a Member of the Senate and Academic Council of the University of Madras and has been serving as University Representative and External Member in various Boards and Committees.  Presently, she is a special member, Board of Studies in English, University of Madras. Asan academician with thirty eight years of teaching experience and a penchant forresearch, she shares her expertise as a Resource Person in various forums. As adynamic administrator and team leader, she believes in participatory managementand spurs her staff and students to high levels of performance. Under her stintas administrator, the college has grown in structure and strength and also been accredited by NAAC.

·     She has been honored with the following awards for commendable work in the field of Education.

Woman Achiever’s Award ‘Aadhi’ by the Regional Social Media Win TV on March 8, 2017.

Nirvaga Thilaga Award’ for excellence in administration by ‘Senthamizh Solai’ in the year 2015.

Aasiriyar Semmal Award by the Tamil Education and Research Institute in the year 2012.