Shiv Nadar University Delhi NCR welcomes its next Vice Chancellor

Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR welcomes Dr. Ananya Mukherjee as its next Vice Chancellor

Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, today. Ananya Mukherjee has been announced as her next Vice-Chancellor who will lead the future growth of the university. Dr. Mukherjee is currently Provost and Vice-President Academic at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan, Canada. He joined Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR on 31st January 2022. He will be the third vice-chancellor of the university, taking over from Dr. Rupmanjari Ghosh, who has led the institution for the last six years.

Dr. Ananya Mukherjee is a widely recognized academic leader, holding senior positions at two of Canada’s largest universities, Ontario and British Columbia. Currently, as Provost and Vice-President of UBC Okanagan, he is leading the Academic Excellence strategy by working with its nine faculties and schools with more than 11,000 students. Before joining UBC, Dr. Mukherjee has spent more than two decades at York University in Toronto, where he has held many leadership roles. Most recently, he was dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, where he led Canada’s largest liberal arts faculty with 23,000 students from 123 countries.

Dr. Welcoming Mukherjee, Shri Shikhar Malhotra, Pro-Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, said: Ananya Mukherjee joined the university at a crucial juncture as we build on our strengths and achievements to become an institution of global prestige and influence. His international reputation as a senior academic leader and multi-disciplinary scholar will complement our vision for Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR. ”

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