September 18, 2007
West Georgia president to speak on globalization
Augusta, Ga. – Beheruz Sethna, president of the State University of West Georgia, will be giving a presentation titled Implications of a Flattening World for American Society and Education in Augusta State University’s Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom at 3:30 p.m. today. The presentation is the first in a series of events called Focus on Globalization, sponsored by the James M. Hull College of Business.
Dr. Sethna earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, a master of business administration from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, two graduate degrees—master of philosophy and doctorate—from Columbia University in New York, and post-doctoral qualifications from Harvard and Indiana.
He has twice served as an interim senior vice chancellor of the University System of Georgia. He also served as president of the Georgia Association of Colleges in 2000-2001. He has received Resolutions of Commendation from the Georgia State Senate and the Georgia Board of Regents, and has twice been named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians.