Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute

Advocating for improved governance practices for public, private, and nonprofit organizations

The Institute uniquely aligns its preeminent academic research with diverse industry perspectives through its Advisory Board representing more than 60 public, 45 private, and 95 nonprofit boards. As a result, the Institute has the agility to develop cutting-edge programs and publications that support issues top-of-mind in today’s boardrooms.

The Institute is home to both the Center for Corporate Governance and the Center for Nonprofit Governance, each providing world-renowned business leaders with dynamic governance insights. The Centers are the region’s foremost governance leaders in shaping and influencing public, private, and nonprofit boardrooms, nationally and internationally.

As a part of the LeBow College of Business, the Institute embodies the rigor of A.J. Drexel’s mission to be the neutral ground where industry and education meet to provide Business Solutions through its programming, knowledge sharing, and research.

Center for Corporate Governance

The Center’s research and programmatic efforts advocate for leading governance practices in the public and private sectors.

Center for Corporate Governance

Center for Nonprofit Governance

The Center’s research and programmatic efforts advocate for leading governance practices in the nonprofit sector.

Center for Nonprofit Governance

Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute News

A researcher from Indiana University demonstrates that when a job-search website reports one incident of racial prejudice in a firm, foot- traffic drops by 3 to 4 percentage points
A study at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business shows that greater availability of capital funding in the U.S. economy increases the number of small bidders in the market for M&A and affects the relative quality of bids.
A researcher at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business finds a novel link between the organizational design of regulators and their enforcement actions.
Research at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business dispels the widely-accepted view that executive compensation rewards chief executive officers for good luck, but does not penalize them for bad luck to the same extent.