Congratulations to Senior Fellow Nilakshi Parndigamage who was recently appointed Chief of Staff at Yale University’s Office of the Provost. Nilakshi will help advance the Provost’s Office’s university-wide agenda and work closely with Yale leaders in all planning functions of the university. She will help develop and execute strategic initiatives, assist with the formulation of university policy, and work with the Development Office on major initiatives involving academic priorities.
Nilakshi previously served as the Dean of Ezra Stiles College and worked closely with undergraduate students. She was a lecturer of Political Science, taught a popular course on wrongful convictions, and has worked extensively with students, faculty, and administrators across campus. Nilakshi received her B.A. from Yale College and her J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School.