Representatives from the UT Dallas School of Management and Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) near Delhi, India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, opening doors for cooperative efforts between the two institutions. The partnership provides the framework for the two schools to develop collaborative initiatives on faculty and student exchange programs, teaching and research projects, conferences, publications and continuing education programs. 'We welcome innovation, are on the lookout for opportunities to collaborate and take pride in our multidisciplinary approach to teaching and learning,' UT Dallas President David Daniel said. 'This agreement with Jindal Global University touches on all those values. I look forward to the rewards this partnership will yield for both universities.' 'Jindal Global Business School and the UT Dallas School of Management have come together with a view to promote global business education in a multi-disciplinary context. This collaboration will bring together faculty and students from both schools to create knowledge and share experiences that will address the problems of business and industry in India and the US,' said Professor C Raj Kumar, vice chancellor of OP Jindal Global University (JGU). 'We look forward to working with Jindal Global University to establish new initiatives and exchanges that will benefit our students and faculty,' School of Management Dean Hasan Pirkul said. 'This partnership reflects the strong commitment of both Jindal Global University and the School of Management to promote global education.'
'We are delighted to collaborate with the UT Dallas School of Management,' Vice Dean of JGBS Dr Michael J Barnes said. 'The agreement is precisely in line with our mission. We intend to positively influence the practice of global business and to create new knowledge and value in the profession of management. We will do this through fundamental and applied research and through free discussion in the classroom with global business practitioners and scholars alike.' The agreement provides faculty and students a wonderful opportunity to be associated with JGU, an outstanding new institution located in the world's largest democracy, School of Management Professor Gregory Dess said. Dr Dess is an internationally recognized business strategy expert who holds the UT Dallas Andrew R Cecil Endowed Chair in Applied Ethics.