SRM AP collaborates with Minerva University San Francisco for active learning

SRM AP collaborates with Minerva University San Francisco for active learning
Samiksha Jain | Jan 28, 2019 - 6:54 p.m. IST
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New Delhi, January 28-  The annual board meeting brings new perspectives into place as SRM AP governing body and advisory board vows to bring ground-breaking innovation in active learning forums, faculty research and student career development.

The annual board meeting and a landmark university conference by SRM University AP- Amravati was held at the university campus on January 24, 2019. The annual event was followed by strategy meetings with the VC advisory board to lay out a competitive vision and future for the university.

SRM AP is focusing on carving out a significant expansion plan with bigger and better faculty research programs and resources to upgrade the overall learning experience for students. With budding collaborations internationally, the university is looking forward to integrate innovation and technology-driven apprenticeship such as active learning forums.

As per the current SRM AP VC, Jamshed Bharucha, active learning forum principles are directed towards enabling students to effectively retain what they have learnt over the course of time and enhance the comprehension of complex ideas. The VC focused on the importance of active learning, advance research and career development and how the university looks to grow over the coming years on these particular points of interest.

The annual meeting was attended by SRM AP board of governors and management which included P. Sathyanarayanan, President, SRM AP, Jamshed Bharucha, Vice Chancellor, SRM AP, Elizabeth Bradley, President, Vassar College, Nicholas Dirks, Emeritus Chairman, UC Berkeley, Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, UC San Diego, Prasant Mohapatra, Vice Chancellor Research, University of California -Davis, Kerry Healey, President, Babson College, and Damodar Acharya, Former Director, IIT Kharagpur.

In addition to the SRM AP board members, the event also saw the attendance of some leading academics from Tufts, Dartmouth, UC Berkeley, Cooper Union, Olin College of Engineering, and Vassar. Among these were distinguished leaders in their disciplines such as Teresa Dahlberg, Dean of Engineering, Syracuse, Patricia Jackson, VP Development, Brown, Margaret Newell, Deputy Provost, Harvard, Rajini Srikanth, Dean, Liberal Arts School, University of Massachusetts, and Niranjan Bose, Senior Advisor, Bill Gates foundation.

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