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 announced Dr. Ananya Mukherjee as its next Vice-Chancellor to lead the University’s growth in the future. Dr. Mukherjee is currently Provost and Vice-President Academic at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan, Canada. She assumes her role at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, on 31 January 2022. She will be the University’s third Vice-Chancellor, taking the mantle from Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh, who has ably led the institution for the last six years.

Dr. Ananya Mukherjee is a widely recognized academic leader, having held senior positions in two of Canada’s largest universities in Ontario and British Columbia. Currently, as the Provost and Vice-President at UBC Okanagan, she leads its strategy for academic excellence working with its nine Faculties and Schools with over 11,000 students. Before joining UBC, Dr. Mukherjee spent more than two decades at York University in Toronto, where she undertook many leadership roles. Most recently, she was Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, a role in which she led the largest liberal arts faculty in Canada with 23,000 students from 123 countries.

Welcoming Dr. Mukherjee, Mr. Shikhar Malhotra, Pro-Chancellor of Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, said: “Dr. Ananya Mukherjee joins the University at an important juncture, as we build on our strengths and achievements in our aim of becoming an institution of global stature and impact. Her international reputation as both, a senior academic leader and a multidisciplinary scholar, will complement our vision for Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR.”

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