Sanjay Ramchander is a Professor of Finance and the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the College of Business at Colorado State University. In this leadership role, Sanjay manages the academic programs strategy, innovation and partnership development for the College. He has been successful in strengthening the strategic positioning of the College’s academic portfolio, developing innovative programs and delivery methods, diversifying and growing revenue streams for the College, advancing student success and diversity, and elevating the business school’s profile among its peers in the nation. Prior to this appointment, Sanjay was the Chair of the Department of Finance & Real Estate at Colorado State University with significant accomplishments raising the bar for research excellence and attracting philanthropic funding to support program enrichment. Sanjay takes great pride in his commitment to teaching and research. His scholarship, which is widely published and cited in influential academic journals, lie at the nexus of financial markets and economic dynamics. Sanjay’s teaching interests are closely aligned with his research and includes an important global dimension. He has held various faculty positions in the U.S. and abroad, has won several awards for teaching and research, and is a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship award. Sanjay has a DBA from Cleveland State University, an MBA from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Commerce from Osmania University (India).