Anu Gupta joined Rutgers in March 2017 as the assistant dean of the newly established Rutgers Global–International Academic Support. Her prior experience at Rutgers as a director of development and her vast international experience has prepared her to launch universitywide collaborative initiatives to offer the much needed academic support to the ever growing population of international students. Her work experience includes 22 years of leadership positions at International and national aid organizations such as United Nations and Sesame Workshop, designing and implementing programs for poverty alleviation, health and nutrition, economic empowerment and humanitarian aid. Gupta has lived and worked in over 10 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe. She has a master's degree from Cornell University School of Agriculture. She is committed to using her extensive experience to continue to make a real impact in the lives of people at home and around the world.