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In 2018, Dr. Arshad Ahmad became the sixth Vice-Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences. During his tenure, LUMS has achieved AACSB accreditation and recognized globally as the 40th best small university by Times Higher Education. Dr. Ahmad attributes his 2022 International Educator of the Year Award by the Academy of International Business as LUMS achievements.
Dr. Ahmad completed his PhD in Educational Psychology at McGill University and was a Professor of Finance at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada for over 20 years. In 2014, he was appointed Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning and Director of the MacPherson Institute at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
He also held academic leadership positions as Chair of Teaching and Learning Canada, President of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, and Vice President of the International Consortium of Educational Developers.
In 1992, he was awarded the 3M National Teaching Fellowship--Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at the post-secondary level. His passion for enhancing transdisciplinary learning and educational practices among students, scholars, managers and leaders worldwide remains prescient.
- Strategic Priorities: Into the Next Decade (May 2022)
This report highlights how far LUMS has come over the past 35 years and future growth prospects for the University.
- LUMS Governance Structure (Sep 2009)
- White Paper on New Directions (Feb 2019)
This white paper highlights opportunities for future growth and new directions for LUMS. It focuses on the interaction of intellectual and financial capital to produce a culture of innovation through research intensity, cutting edge curricula and high impact practices.
- Course Evaluations at LUMS (Aug 2019)
This report offers a framework for re-envisioning course evaluations by referring to the literature on course evaluations and the current discourse on the evaluation of teaching . The report also recommends how the framework can be operationalized through best practices and examples from other universities.