Published: Ahmedabad Mirror | February 23, 2016
Preeti Shroff has 25-year administrative and academic experience; worked in Washington institute
Two months after Atish Chattopadhyay put in his papers, Dr Preeti Shroff has been appointed the academic dean at MICA. An alumnus of Ahmedabad's St Xavier's College, Shroff will take charge today (February 23) while Chattopadhyay will continue as faculty member till the end of March. A statement issued by the educational institute further stated that Shroff has also been appointed director of MICA's Centre for Social Change Leadership.
Having served as the dean of World Learning at Washington DC and senior faculty at School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, Dr Shroff comes to MICA with over 25 years of experience.Calling her appointment as dean an honour, Shroff stated, “The MICA community engages students in a dynamic and creative process aimed at creating ideas and bringing them to fruition in a diverse and complex world. I look forward to working closely with the MICA management, faculty and staff, student and alumni community to further the strategic priorities of the institute.“ President and Director, MICA, Dr Nagesh Rao said, “With her experience, she is the ideal person to take MICA's academic priorities to a higher level. Further, with her stellar experience in international development, she will lead the Centre for Social Change Leadership and I am sure, make MICA a thought leader in this area.“