New Leadership at Ansal University
Dr. Kamlesh Misra took up the reins as Vice-Chancellor, Ansal University Gurgaon in January 2017 . Prof. Misra is a PhD from Northeastern University, Boston and did his advanced training in Financial Management of Local and Regional Governments from HIID, Harvard University, Cambridge. He brings with him the experience of working in the United States of America as well as in India which helps him bring the best of both worlds on our University Campus. In India, he is a well-known and reputed strategist and innovative leader in conceiving, organizing and managing educational and research organizations. He combines in him qualities of vision, building, organizing, motivating and leading teams to perform at their peak level. He is well regarded as a thoughtful leader and speaker on the formulation and implementation of corporate strategies, knowledge and innovation management.
Prof. Misra is known for creating some of the most successful models in the education sector without compromising on the ethical dimensions of teaching as a profession. He has held the position of Director of several well-known institutions in India. He was the founding Vice Chancellor of Auro University, Surat before joining Ansal University as its Vice Chancellor.
He defines the vision of Ansal University as “Student Centric,” and he believes that everything on the university campus must be centred on the student community. He brings with him the ability to combine the value system of the east and the academic standards of the western world to produce transformational leadership within the student body. His approach to education for been to ensure that students are move away from dependence on memory to independent thinking and problem solving which is essential for achieving success in life. According to him, Inspiration and motivation are the key drivers for student success and thus, he works with students and teachers to create an environment on the campus that promotes such a culture.