IIMB Community Grieves the Loss of Professor Anshuman Tripathy
On July 2, 2023, the IIMB community was plunged into deep sorrow upon learning of the passing of Professor Anshuman Tripathy. A highly gifted and impactful teacher, and his loss is profoundly felt throughout the institute.
Professor Tripathy’s dedication to the learning process was truly unmatchable. With a mastery of his subject and an infectious passion for teaching, he effortlessly engaged students of all levels, challenging them to think critically and creatively.
The impact of Professor Tripathy’s presence at IIMB extended far and wide. Countless students found a mentor in him, and his guidance played a pivotal role in shaping the successful careers of many professionals. As a cherished member of the faculty, he made significant contributions to the institute’s academic programs, leaving an indelible mark on its growth and development.
In addition to his academic achievements, Professor Tripathy’s life journey was truly remarkable. Graduating from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and the University of Pennsylvania, he brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role at IIMB. The author of several books and articles on management education, his intellectual influence extended beyond the classroom.
In 2015, Professor Tripathy was honored with the prestigious IIMB Distinguished Faculty Award, a testament to his outstanding contributions to the field of education. Moreover, he was a passionate advocate for social justice, actively involved in initiatives that aimed to promote education and economic opportunities for disadvantaged communities.
The memory of Professor Anshuman Tripathy will forever be etched in the hearts of the IIMB community. He was not only a remarkable educator but also a beloved colleague whose legacy will continue to inspire generations to come. His relentless pursuit of knowledge, unwavering commitment to his students, and dedication to social causes make him a true role model and an irreplaceable loss to IIMB. May his spirit continue to guide and uplift those he touched throughout their journeys in both academia and life.