University of Michigan celebrates 200 years with Indian alumni at Mumbai

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Mumbai: The University of Michigan celebrated it’s 200th anniversary with its Indian alumni at a special event in Mumbai today.

James Holloway, Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Interdisciplinary Academic Affairs, said that the university wants to celebrate its bicentennial with alumni around the world.

The Indian alumni is over 6,000 strong and includes names like G V Sanjay Reddy, Vice Chairman, GVK.

U-M Indian Alumni Association President Sujoy Bhattacharya, a graduate of the Ross School of Business, said that the passion keeps the alumni involved and enthused.

“Having key U-M leaders visit India to celebrate 200 with Indian alumni association has recharged us all,” he said.

The Michigan University’s connection with India dates back to 1897 when Sanskrit was first taught at the university and continues to this day with critical partnerships with AIIMS, Delhi University and Institute for Science Education and Research.”