Most Ven. Kotugoda Dhammawasa Mahanayake Thero
The Chancellor of Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka is appointed by His Excellency, the Executive President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for a period of 2 years, as the Honorary Chief of the University.
The present Chancellor, appointed with effect from 16th January 2018, is Saddharmakeerthi Sri Thripitaka Visharada Aggamaha Pandita, Most Venerable Kotugoda Dhammawasa Mahanayake Thero, and the Supreme Patriarch Chairman of entire Amarapura Chapter.
Most Venerable Chancellor is the Chief Incumbent of Sri Dharmapalaramaya Temple, Mount Lavinia.