- The two institutions will work together on development of joint and dual degree programmes
- Collaboration will provide an opportunity for student and faculty exchange
- Professor Ashwani Monga, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark joins the International Advisory Board of IIM Indore
IIM Indore signed an MoU with the State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) on February 24, 2021. The MoU was signed by Professor Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore; Professor Prabhas V. Moghe, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Rutgers and Professor Eric Garfunkel, Vice President of Global Affairs, Rutgers. The signing of the MoU took place virtually in the presence of Ms. Kim E. Pernice, Associate Director of Partnetships, Rutgers; Ms. Mohini Mukherjee, Director of International Student Services, Rutgers; Professor Ranjeet Nambudiri, Dean-Programmes, IIM Indore; Professor Sushanta Kumar Mishra, Dean-Research, IIM Indore and Professor Radha Ladkani, Chair-IPM, IIM Indore.
Professor Rai mentioned that the MoU will strengthen ties between both the institutions, thereby encouraging student and faculty exchange. ‘We are delighted to sign this MoU with Rutgers—one amongst America’s highest-ranked universities. We will collaborate for exchange of students & developing joint degree programs, and exchange of faculty & joint collaborative research. Valid for a period of five years, this MoU would also help us exchange best academic practices and develop newer areas of management’, he said. He also welcomed Professor Ashwani Monga, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark on the International Advisory Board of IIM Indore, that has renowned academic and corporate leaders from around the world.
Professor Garfunkel mentioned that both the institutions will cooperate for various programmes, joint PhDs or guidance for PhDs and will involve cooperation in efforts to commercialise technologies developed at both the institutions in ways that are mutually beneficial. ‘We are delighted to collaborate with IIM Indore—the top ranked Indian B-School with Triple Crown Accreditation—AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. We believe that this collaboration would be fruitful for both the educational institutions’, he said