Prof. Dr. Sudhir Gavhane is highly experienced India’s higher education leader and media educator served since last four decades in the capacity of the Vice-Chancellor of two universities, Dean & Director, Director General ( Academics), popular university teacher , Professor & Head -University Department, Quality Assessor of NAAC and many other higher education leadership positions from time to time.
He was former and founding Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s MGM University , Aurangabad, Maharashtra and was also firmer VC of Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University ( YCMOU) , Nashik. At reputed MIT-World Peace University , Pune he contributed his services as the Dean -Director of Liberal Arts, Science & Commerce. He is prolific writer and write innumerable articles and reports in newspapers, journals and magazines. He is Quality Assessor of higher education institutions ( HEIs) and visited more than 85 colleges & universities as the Chairman, member coordinator & member of Peer Team during last two decades. As many as 15 Ph. D. research scholars including 5 from abroad and 10 M. Phil. researchers have successfully completed Ph. D. and M. Phil. under his supervision. Prof. Gavhane is associated with many international/ national academic Associations. He has earned reputation as the acclaimed academician and passionate higher education leader from South Asia.
He is instrumental in developing 200 acres of “Wasteland into Fruit-land “ of Dr. Ambedkar Marathwada University in the capacity of chairman , Campus Development Committee creating an Oxygen Hub for Aurangabad city, with Dry Land Horticulture project implementation of 15000+ fruits plants. With his ideation he has established High tech Digital Studio in his University Department at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. He is recipient of many International awards as well as Honorary D. Litt. from George Washingatan University of Peace , USA and Honorary Doctorate from Swiss School of Business & Management, Geneva, Switzerland and International Academic Leadership Award by Unicaribbean Businees School , from Africa continent. Presently he is Chief Academic Advisor of Imperial English UK for developing world. He is also Chief Innovation & Education Advisor of the World Innovation Network ( WIN)