IIM Lucknow (IIM L) has appointed its senior most professor Prof. Rajiv Kumar Srivastava as interim Director of the institute.
“Chairman, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow Dr JJ Irani has today formally announced the name of the Prof Srivastava, the senior most professor as interim Director of the institute from Sep 15″, says an official release of IIM Lucknow.
Prof Srivastava, an alumnus of Virginia Tech USA, NITIE Bombay and IIT Kanpur, has been associated with the institute for more than two decades and has held various academic and administrative positions including Chairperson Student Affairs, Chairperson Alumni Affairs, Chairperson PGP and Dean Academic Affairs.
Dr Irani congratulated the interim director and extended all support to him on behalf of the Board of Governors of the institute.
He said that IIM L was waiting for the sanction from the Ministry of Human Resource Development regarding the appointment of a permanent director who has been shortlisted by a properly constituted selection committee.
Below is a more detailed note released by IIM L on Linkedin: