Western Oregon University appoints Sukhwant Jhaj as President

Jhaj has worked in Arizona and Portland State Universities earlier

Western Oregon University appoints Sukhwant Jhaj as President
Sukhwant Jhaj. Source — Western Oregon University

Western Oregon Board of Trustees appointed Indian American, Sukhwant Jhaj, as the university’s next president. Jhaj who succeeds Rex Fuller and Interim President Jay Kenton, will start on Aug. 1, 2022.

Reacting to his appointment, Jhaj said in a news release, “Western Oregon University helps students succeed and thrive. I thank Chair Komp, the Board or Trustees, and this community for giving me this opportunity to serve the students, faculty, and staff of this outstanding university as their president.”