Faculty is the heart of an academic institution. They are responsible for the quality of the learning experience a student receives. It is one of the reasons that Manipal GlobalNxt University sets high standards of faculty excellence in terms of recruitment, selection and retention.
All faculty members at Manipal GlobalNxt University have:
- Doctorate degrees – GlobalNxt is one of a handful of universities in the world where all faculty members are required to have obtained a doctoral degree.
- True global diversity and depth – The faculty members come from across the globe, bringing a truly international perspective to learning. Consequently, the students get to think beyond the local perspective which is an essential skill in a globalised world.
- Prominence as thought-leaders - The faculty members have established research records and extensive publications, with many of them serving on the editorial boards of international journals.
- Passion for education - The unique faculty model enables the university to retain the members who demonstrate a consistent record of student teaching satisfaction.
- Independent thinking – The faculty encourages students to be independent thinkers and problem-solvers for the real-world.
The professors also bring on board rich industry or consulting experience which helps students gain real-world problem-solving skills. This also helps develop the international and cross-cultural perspectives which are vital in today’s global economy.