Chennai: Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) has appointed Rev. Dr. S. Peter to succeed Fr. Christie as the fifth Director in LIBA from June 2012. The institute says it plans to increase its commitment in fostering entrepreneurship, industry collaboration and academic excellence.
Dr. S. Peter aims to lead the B-School to the next phase of growth, to contribute in strengthening the faculty pool a and enhance the institute's research capabilities.
Dr. S. Peter was a Professor in Commerce for 26 years at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, St.Xavier's College, Palayamkottai and Loyola College, Chennai. During his course as a Professor, he has held various Administrative posts such as Vice Principal, Deputy Director of LIBA, Rector, Secretary and Correspondent of Loyola College, Chennai. He has also served as a Director at St.Joseph's College of Business Administration, Bangalore.
Accepting his position, Dr S. Peter said, 'I am honored to have been entrusted the role of being the Director of LIBA. I look forward to this noble role of nurturing this institution to achieve our goals both collectively and individually. I also look forward to work closely with the alumni, students, and surrounding community to build on the school's high standards of student achievement, commitment to innovation, expanding faculty research, entrepreneurship and fostering partnerships'.