Latha Ramchand, PhD
Latha Ramchand was appointed executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Missouri in August 2018. Prior, she served as dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. During Ramchand’s tenure as dean, Bauer College grew enrollment to over 6,400 students, increased retention and graduation rates, raised more than $73 million in funds, and established and named three endowed Centers of Excellence. She has taught at Northwestern University, the Indian School of Business, and the University of Houston. Ramchand holds a PhD in business administration (finance) from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University. She is a CFA charter holder and serves on the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Her expertise in corporate finance, strategy, and leadership has allowed her to work with corporations to help them create value and grow their brand. Ramchand has delivered numerous presentations and keynote speeches on topics that include financial planning, leadership development, and diversity.