Vallabh Sambamurthy

Why I Gave.

Vallabh Sambamurthy, Professor and Associate Dean for Outreach and Engagement

“As an educator, I am strongly convinced that our learning space should reflect the philosophy and values of modern education, namely collaborative, immersive, and experiential learning. The Pavilion will become a significant opportunity to empower our top-notch students and faculty to engage in world-class learning. It will also become a symbol of the Broad College’s commitment to attracting high-caliber students, faculty, and recruiters. I am proud to be associated with this ambitious goal.”

Sambamurthy is the Eli Broad Professor, Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Associate Dean for Outreach and Engagement at the Eli Broad College of Business. Sambamurthy has served on the Broad College faculty since 2002, and is former chair of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems.

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