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After serving as the Dean of MICA, Ahmedabad, for six years, Dr.Preeti Shroff has stepped down from her position due to a family health situation in the USA. Dr.Shroff will continue to remain associated with MICA as the Senior Advisor to the President.

Dr.Shailendra Raj Mehta, President & Director, MICA, and Dr.Shroff announced the news to the MICA community during a town hall meeting on Sunday.

Lauding Dr. Shroff's achievements, Dr.Mehta said, "Dr. Shroff's family requires her presence in the USA, and we have supported her decision. With her abilities, Dr.Shroff has taken MICA to yet another level. We are thankful for her tireless efforts to build a cohesive environment for our faculty and students."
The institute will soon commence the global search for the new Dean. The President, faculty and the staff of MICA gave a standing ovation to Dr.Shroff for her six years of unstinted service to the MICA community.

Speaking of the transition, Dr.Shroff, who had joined the meeting virtually, shared, "The world around us is evolving rapidly,and we are all constantly learning to balance personal and professional spheres, especially navigating multiple demands in the post-pandemic world. Due to my family health situation in the USA, I have decided to step down from the MICA -Professor and Dean's position after six years of meaningful and fulfilling work. Therefore, starting August 1, 2022, I will transition and continue to serve in the global advisor capacity for selected days per month. I will be based in California and stay engaged with exciting and selected MICA initiatives and projects."

She added, "My deepest gratitude to the MICA Governing Council, management, faculty, staff, alumni, academic-industry partners, and students. Ahmedabad and MICA will always remain my home. We will continue to strengthen MICA education and innovations to deepen and expand corporate, government, societal, and global impact."

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