Indian American woman appointed to top Yale post

Jun 19, 2012, 07:50 IST | Agencies

The prestigious Yale School of Management has appointed Indian American professor Anjani Jain as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme as part of the school's expansion programme.

Jain, an Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, graduate who has served in multiple leadership roles at the Wharton School of the, University of Pennsylvania, will join Yale on July 1, Dean Edward A Snyder announced on Monday.

The school recently introduced a Master of Advanced Management programme and participated in the launch of the Global Network for Advanced Management, a collective effort by 21 international business schools to understand the challenges posed by complex global markets.

“Anjani is highly motivated by Yale SOM’s mission to educate leaders for business and society, and I am confident he will make important contributions as the school continues to grow in scope and influence,” Snyder said.

As senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme, Jain will focus on Yale’s flagship full-time MBA programme, assuming lead responsibility for admissions, career development, and student and academic services, it said. Jain has had a distinguished career at Wharton over the last 26 years, including ten years as vice dean of its full-time MBA programme.  

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