Indo-American to serve as dean at MSU

Published on May 09, 2015 19:59:59 PM
An Indian origin American academician in accountancy, Sanjay Gupta has been recommended to become the new dean of Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University (MSU)

The tenure of the new dean will come in effect from June 17, stated an official release. He will be the 11th dean of the college which was established in 1944 as the School of Business and Public Service.

He currently works as acting dean of the business college and is also the Russell E Palmer Endowed Professor in Accounting.

Gupta received a doctorate degree in philosophy from MSU in 1990. For the past 17 years, he has held several faculty positions at Arizona State University including the first Henry & Horne Professorship in Accountancy.

Sanjay Gupta has also consulted Fortune 500 companies, the US government, major public accounting firms and international consulting firms.

Gupta functions as a commissioner for the Pathways Commission studying the future path of accounting higher education and is on the advisory boards for the Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation, MSU-CIBER and the Demmer Center for Business Transformation.