Namrata Shukla Named Associate Dean of the CIES

Nami Shukla

Namrata or “Nami” Shukla has been named Associate Dean for the College of International and Extended Studies (CIES). She started her new position October 27 after being Interim Associate Dean since January of this year.

As the Associate Dean, Nami provides leadership in the development and delivery of extended education programs and services.  She manages a robust portfolio of programs that meets the educational needs of the University and local community, as well as work force needs of the
State. She will work closely with faculty and staff to grow SJSU’s special session programs and oversee the operations of Intersession and Open University programs.

Prior to being Interim Associate Dean, Nami served as the College’s Director of Operations and Finance, a position she continues to fill in addition to her new duties. She has been with SJSU for over six years.

Ruth Huard, Dean of CIES noted, “In her interim role Nami made significant contributions in defining our College’s goals and optimizing the operations of our departments.  She has already played a pivotal role in moving our College forward, and I feel honored to work alongside a colleague with such an exceptional work ethic.”

Ms. Shukla earned an MBA with a focus in Finance from University of Houston. She has over 20 years’ experience as a business, finance, and administrative officer across several organizations including serving as the Endowment Accounting and Bank Reconciliation Manager at University of Houston as well as Assistant Controller at the Radisson. As an integral member of the College’s leadership team, Nami looks forward to her role in operational and strategic business planning to better serve our students.