Babita L. Upadhyay

Babita L. Upadhyay

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Babita L. Upadhyay is Academic Advisor, Probationary Students in the IU 21st Century Scholars Program at Indiana University Bloomington. In her role, she advises students, provides academic case management, and spearheads academic strategies to move students from probation to good academic standing. Prior to joining our department, Babita served as special projects coordinator in the IU Office of Diversity Education between 2009 and 2016, and was previously program & administrative assistant in the IU Asian Cultural Center (ACC) between 2005 and 2009.

Originally from Kathmandu, Nepal, Babita has a B.A. degree in Political Sciences from the University of Hawaii and an M.S.Ed. degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University Bloomington. She has traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. Babita lives in Bloomington with her daughter and her husband Professor Samrat Upadhyay from the IU Department of English. She currently sits on the standing committee of the IU Bloomington Professional Council (IUBPC) and serves on the board of directors of the IU Asian Alumni Association.

Babita can be reached at bupadhya@indiana.edu