SRM to hold varsity meet on Jan 24
SRM University AP, Amaravati will convene its annual board meeting and a landmark university conference on January 24 at its campus
Vijayawada: SRM University AP, Amaravati will convene its annual board meeting and a landmark university conference on January 24 at its campus.
This will include strategy meetings with the VC advisory board to hammer out details for a competitive vision and future for the university, according to SRM AP Vice-Chancellor Jamshed Bharucha here on Monday.
He informed that SRM AP Board of Governors and management in attendance include P Sathyanarayanan, president, SRM AP, Elizabeth Bradley, president, Vassar College, Nicholas Dirks, Emeritus Chairman, UC Berkeley, Pradeep Khosla, chancellor, UC-San Diego, Prasant Mohapatra, Vice-Chancellor, University of California -Davis, Kerry Healey, President, Babson College, and Damodar Acharya, Former Director, IIT Kharagpur.
Besides these, distinguished leaders in their disciplines such as Teresa Dahlberg, Dean of Engineering, Syracuse, Patricia Jackson, VP Development, Brown, Margaret Newell, Deputy Provost, Harvard, Rajini Srikanth, Dean, Liberal Arts School, University of Massachusetts, and Niranjan Bose, Senior Advisor, Bill Gates foundation will participate.
He further said that SRM AP offers degree programmes in Engineering and Liberal Arts and has collaborations with MIT and UC Berkeley.
The University is embarking on a significant expansion plan with greater resources and programmes for faculty research and with an aim to enhance the student learning experience.