Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago. addressing guests at a three day opening ceremony of its Center in Delhi

U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell joined President Robert J. Zimmer and a prominent group of University leaders, supporters, and government officials in lighting a traditional lamp, then cutting the maroon ribbon.

“We take great pride in this facility and in the commitment it represents to collaboration in India and Asia, and to the University’s larger global engagement,” Zimmer told a full house at the Center, located near Connaught Place in New Delhi.

“This is a very important event for the University of Chicago because of what it represents about our commitment to academic work in India and with India.”
    —Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago