Padma Bhushan Prof. Ved Nanda serves as the Chairman of the Board of Hindu University of America. Dr. Nanda is a Professor of Law at the Sturm College of Law, University of Denver and serves as Director Emeritus of the International Legal Studies Program there. In 2006, Professor Nanda was honored with the founding of the Nanda Center for International Law. He served as Vice Provost at the University of Denver from 1994-2008. He holds or has held numerous official posts in international, regional, and national professional and civil society organizations. He is widely published, having authored or co-authored 24 books in various fields of international law. Prof. Ved Nanda has also received a number of awards including the Gandhi, King, Ikeda Award for Community Peace Building.