The Doyens – Guardians of Knowledge’ is an initiative of The Hindu Group to highlight the exemplary educationists in Karnataka who have endeavored to make education inclusive, promoted the cause of education and relentlessly worked to change the landscape of education. The efforts of these visionaries, pioneers and edu-preneurs have transformed higher education in Karnataka, and has shaped the course of education in India.
The Hindu Group felicitated Prof. J. Philip, President of XIME for his outstanding contribution to Management Education in an event organized on 26 March 2017 at Ritz Carlton, Bengaluru. Apart from building XIME into a world class institution of management, he has also contributed significantly to education as Dean of XLRI, Director of IIM Bangalore, Founding Member of several Key Association including Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS), Indian Association of Autonomous Business Schools (IAABS). This award was a fitting recognition to his grand vision and relentless efforts to build outstanding institutions in India
A Coffee table book “DOYENS” was released featuring the unusual success story of XIME.