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Subir Sahu, PhD

Subir serves as the senior vice president for Student Success at Drexel. In this role, Subir oversees multiple areas related to student engagement on campus including: Athletics, Student Life, and the Steinbright Career Development Center. Prior to this position, Subir served in multiple roles at Drexel, joining the Residential Living Office in 2006. Subir ultimately moved into the director of Residential Living role, before becoming an associate dean of students, where he assisted with major division-wide initiatives and projects within Student Life. Subir's last role was as vice president & dean of Student Life, where he served as the chief student life officer.

Subir holds a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University. After spending several years working as an engineer, Subir decided to follow his passion for working with and counseling college students. He left the field of engineering and obtained a masters of education degree in Student Life practice in higher education from the University of Delaware. In 2012, Subir obtained his PhD in Urban Education from Temple University. His dissertation topic centered on the engagement and involvement of Asian students at American colleges and universities. His research background gives him a unique understanding of how Philadelphia's urban environment uniquely impacts and affects the Drexel community and student body. Subir also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Drexel College of Education.