The campus of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is famous for being a bubble environment where risque fashion trends are explored and high-school soap operas come to life. in the midst of hijab-clad women and the bearded folk from LUMS Religious Society. To an outsider visiting LUMS, or possibly visiting Pakistan for the first time, this campus might seem at first encounter like the ideal multicultural environment akin to an ancient city-state where all live in harmony with tolerance.
The National Management Foundation, the sponsoring body of the University was incorporated in November 1984 and was granted a charter by the Government of Pakistan for establishing the University, in March 1985, with the president of Pakistan being designated the role of the University’s Chancellor. Through this charter, the University was given the legal right to establish degree-granting programmes. The Board of Trustees, the policy-making body of the University, comprises leading members of the business community, academia and representatives of the government. The principal functions of the Board are to set broad policy guidelines and to review the operations of