“This is one of the highest honors a Governor can bestow upon citizens,” Sheikh, a prominent businessman and longtime supporter of educational causes, said.
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This appointment – made by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell – were formalized with administration of oath by a judge or the Commonwealth Secretary to members. The board is a corporate body and serves the University with leaders including rector, vice rector, and secretary.
“I believe, we should keep fee for students at affordable levels, that is my keen desire,” he
Sheikh, who is already working on establishing a George Masson University campus in Pakistan, also wants to
to globalize the varsity’s education model, where “innovation is tradition.”
“If we share models of excellence, I have no doubt, we can grow together.”
Sheikh, who has been living in the area for more than three decades is also Director of the National Management Corporation and a member on the Board of Northern Virginia Branch Banking in Trust.
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