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Published On: Thu, Oct 31st, 2019

College Board Announces Eight New Members of Its India Global Higher Education Alliance

New Delhi, 31 October, 2019: College Board, a not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity, announced eight new Indian university members and one new affiliate member of its India Global Higher Education Alliance. The Alliance is a group of innovative Indian universities and established global universities that seek to develop concrete actions that members can take as individual institutions and as a collective consortium to improve the transition from secondary to higher education.

“We are thrilled to add eight new premier Indian institutes and one international affiliate member to our Alliance,” said Jeremy Singer, President of the College Board. “The alliance is an innovative platform for Indian university leaders to collaborate and exchange best practices with their international peers. The ever-growing number of alliance members reiterates our strong commitment towards ensuring that all students, regardless of income, geography or class, have equitable access to high quality higher education in India or elsewhere.”

The alliance recently concluded its 2nd annual India Global Higher Education Alliance Forum in New Delhi. The event witnessed participation from leaders of the member universities from India, US, UK, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore with prominent experts from the World Bank, Brookings India, secondary school leaders and NGOs. Leaders held a wide-ranging roundtable on internationalization and innovation in Indian higher education.