Thu, 21 Oct 2010 04:26:58 GMT

Yale to groom faculty with IIT, IIM

Ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit, Yale University will soon ink an agreement with Indian institutes to launch the Yale India Leadership programme to groom academic leadership.

Yale to groom faculty with IIT, IIM

Sources told The Indian Express that the university will sign an MoU with IIT Kanpur and IIM Kozhikode on October 28 to set up two Centers of Excellence in Academic Leadership (CEEAL) — one at IIT Kanpur's Extension Centre in Noida and the other on IIM Kozhikode campus — and launch a series of collaborative exchange programmes in academic leadership.

The MoU will be signed by president of Yale University Richard Levin, Director of IIT Kanpur S G Dhande and IIM Kozhikode Director Debasis Chatterjee and will come into effect from January 1, 2011.