Meet the new Loras employee

Shikhar Acharya

Specialty: Assistant Professor of Business Analytics

Education:  B.S. and M.B.A. from Kathmandu University, Ph.D. from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal

Q: What made you decide on Loras?
A: During my interview I really liked the friendly environment here. Also this position is a very good match with my evolving interests.

Q: What do you love most about the subject you teach?
A: Business analytics is a growing field. I have to be a full-time student myself to keep up. That keeps it interesting.

Q: What advice do you have for students taking your class?
A: I expect students to take some responsibility for the learning process. It’s not just me giving a lecture; I am the facilitator of their learning.

Q: What are you most looking forward to this year?
A: I’m looking forward to having my family join me in Dubuque.

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