New Delhi: Dr. Frank F Islam a distinguished alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University has been appointed as a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars by US President Joe Biden, which is a group of eminent private citizens appointed by the President to select and honor the Presidential Scholars. Commissioners are selected from across the country, representing the fields of education, medicine, law, social services, business, and other professions.
Dr. Frank Islam, an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and community leader who was born in India, is especially dedicated to social, educational, and artistic issues. He currently serves as the CEO of the private investment holding company he founded, the FI Investment Group. Additionally, he participates in boards and councils at other universities.
The pick of US Vice President Biden was praised by AMU Vice Chancellor Prof. Tariq Mansoor, who added that it was “a wonderful achievement of Dr. Frank F. Islam as the Commissioners make the ultimate decision of the 161 Presidential Scholars. The Scholars exhibit excellent achievements in the arts, career and technical education, academics, and a remarkable dedication to public service. The AMU fraternity is proud of his achievements and his generosity in giving back to the Alma Mater. Prof. Mansoor continued, “On behalf of the university, I wish him tremendous success and personal fulfillment in his new post.”