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FLAME University appoints former Exec Vice Provost of Indiana University as Pro VC

www.shiksha.com | January 17, 2024

Prior to joining FLAME University, Prof. Venkat Venkataramanan served as the Executive Vice Provost for Finance, Budget, and Strategy at Indiana University Bloomington

FLAME University has appointed Prof. Venkat Venkataramanan, an alumnus of Texas A&M University and Madras University as its Pro Vice-Chancellor.

Bringing a wealth of academic prowess, Prof. Venkataramanan holds a Ph.D. in Business Analysis from Texas A&M University, an M.S. in Business Computing Science from Texas A&M University, and a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras. His expertise spans technology management, decision support systems, supply chain management, computer simulation, and enterprise resource planning.

Prior to joining FLAME University, he served as the Executive Vice Provost for Finance, Budget, and Strategy at Indiana University Bloomington, one of the top universities in the world and held the position of Professor of Decision Sciences in Operations & Decision Technologies at the Kelley School of Business, Bloomington Campus.

Commenting on the appointment, Prof. Dishan Kamdar, Vice-Chancellor of FLAME University, expressed, “The appointment of Prof. Venkataramanan as the Pro Vice-Chancellor marks a transformative moment for the university, aligning with our visionary roadmap. His pivotal role will encompass overseeing the academic dimensions of our institution. With his extensive experience and expertise, he is poised to significantly enhance the quality of our academic programs, research endeavors, faculty development initiatives, and overall educational eminence.”

Prof. Venkat Venkataramanan, the newly appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor of FLAME University, shared, “Strategic optimization is imperative to achieve FLAME’s goals. Focusing on strengths and well-defined goals is key to success. This focus will unleash the full potential of our exceptional faculty, staff and students, aligning every facet of FLAME University with our ambitious vision. Together, we embark on a mission to propel FLAME to newer heights.”

“In taking on the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor at FLAME University, I am energized by the prospect of contributing to the institution's academic legacy. Our journey for excellence requires thoughtful calibration, aligning every aspect of FLAME with our ambitious goals. By capitalizing on our strengths and fostering a collaborative environment, we aim to elevate FLAME to new horizons. I am grateful for the trust placed in me and look forward to working closely with the FLAME community as we collectively shape a future of academic distinction.”

(Source:- https://www.shiksha.com/news/mba-flame-university-appoints-former-exec-vice-provost-of-indiana-university-as-pro-vc-blogId-151841 )