October 28, 2013
From India to the College Presidency
Sandy Huffaker for The Chronicle
As a young boy, in India, Pradeep K. Khosla was told by his parents that he could become one of two things when he grew up: an engineer or a doctor.
Mr. Khosla came to the United States in 1982 to study electrical and computer engineering as a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University. After earning a doctorate, he climbed the ranks of American academe, becoming a tenured professor, department head, and dean at Carnegie Mellon, and, last year,
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