Lecture by Distinguished Indian Prof. Ved Prakash

August 26, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building

Room: 221

UMass Amherst Campus

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Free admission

Prof. Ved Prakash, Distinguished Visitor from India

Public lecture, all UMass faculty and students Invited:

'Indian Higher Education System and its Challenges in the Context of Globalization'

Reception with Prof. Prakash after the lecture: Ground Floor, ISB Atrium

At the invitation of Chancellor Kumble Subbaswammy, Prof. Ved Prakash, Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India will visit UMass Amherst on August 26-27, 2013.  The UGC is the sole statutory body of the Central Government of India responsible for the regulation and funding of higher-education, and Prof. Prakash has served in various distinguished academic and governmental positions at home and abroad.  The UMass Amherst community is invited.