Got this in a Google Alert:
The senior faculty would kind of line up to talk to him. He seemed never to be interested in promoting himself. You always had the impression that he was after—it sounds corny—the truth.Totally agree; i was his batchmate at IIM, Ahmedabad (1985-1987) and he was a real gem of a guy.
—John Huizinga, Chicago Univ. on Raghuram Rajan
Excellent in both studies (he finished No. 2 on the ISchol list at the end of the first year, a trial by fire for most folks) and sports (was superb in cricket, shuttle badminton, and tennis) and the best part: had a heart of gold.
Still remember how he dismissed me with the slower ball in a cricket match, and later apologized!