Inside JGU 2019 - Issue 9 (September)

JGU organised a conference on ‘Universities of the Future: Global Aspirations & Local Imperatives’ from 27 – 28 September 2019 at the JGU campus as part of its tenth anniversary celebrations. Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC); Professor (Dr.) Pritam Singh, Member, Empowered Expert Committee of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for Institution of Eminence (IoE) and Former Director, MDI, Gurgaon & IIM, Lucknow attended the event as guests of honour.

The two-day conference began with a welcome address by Founding Vice Chancellor, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar followed by several sessions on a variety of topics related to promoting excellence in higher education through IoE.

The sessions in the conference include: Promoting Excellence in Higher Education Through Institutions of Eminence (IoE): The Way Forward; Conceptualising Excellence: Thought Leadership in Higher Education; Transcending Boundaries: Interdisciplinarity in Higher Education and Learning; Promoting Equitable Access: Balancing Diversity and Inclusion; Internationalisation and Research: Collaboration or Competition; Regulating Higher Education Space: Comparative Perspectives; International Rankings and Benchmarking: Measures of Excellence in Higher Education.