Bringing laurels to town, Neeli Bendapudi, who was born in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, was appointed because the President of the Pennsylvania State College, in the USA of America (USA). She will probably be each the primary girl, and individual of color, to carry the college’s highest workplace.
Penn State names Dr. Neeli Bendapudi as its nineteenth president!
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— Penn State (@penn_state) December 9, 2021
Ms. Bendapudi, who’s poised to succeed Eric Barron as soon as he retires in June 2022, will function the nineteenth president in Pennsylvania State College’s historical past. With this Pennsylvania State College’s lengthy seek for the college’s subsequent president has come to an finish. Reportedly, the Board of Trustees had shaped an 18-member job drive to determine potential candidates, all whereas utilizing greater than 14,000 survey responses from neighborhood members as inputs.
About Neeli Bendapudi
Ms. Bendapudi accomplished her BA & MBA from Andhra College, Vizag. Put up which, she left to the USA in 1986 for her greater research.
Within the US, this Vizag-origin professor attended graduate college at Kansas, the place she accomplished her Ph.D. in Advertising and marketing. In 2011, in Lawrence, she served because the college’s Faculty of Enterprise dean and in addition has instructing expertise at Texas A&M and Ohio State College. Neeli additionally served as Chief Buyer Officer of the Huntington Nationwide Financial institution and served on numerous main company boards.
Neeli Bendapudi joined Louisville in 2018 after beforehand serving as Provost, and Govt Vice Chancellor, at Kansas College. She is at present serving because the President, and Professor of Advertising and marketing, on the College of Louisville in Kentucky, USA.
In keeping with her Louisville biography, Bendapudi focuses on learning client behaviour and providers. Her analysis has beforehand appeared in tutorial journals, the Harvard Enterprise Evaluation, and mainstream information shops like The New York Occasions and CNBC.
Moreover, this Vizag-origin Professor Neeli Bendapudi, sits on the Board of Administrators for the Lancaster Colony Company. She’s a former Management Basis Fellow of the Worldwide Ladies’s Discussion board.