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John H. Adamski is the new director, graduate admissions, for LeBow College of Business at Drexel University. He was formerly a sales and marketing executive at Unisys Corporation where he held many senior staff and field management positions. Adamski holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Temple University and an MBA from Drexel University.

Damon Caldwell recently joined the American University Kogod School of Business as the director of enrollment management. Previously, he served as an associate director of admissions at the Yale School of Management. Caldwell earned a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Annie Dolan joined the master’s admissions team at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business in July 2007. Prior to joining the Tepper School of Business, Annie was a career advisor/graduate assistant at Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management. Dolan holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Lycoming College and a master’s in student affairs in higher education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey M. Fischer has been appointed director of the MBA Career Management Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School. Previously, Fischer was cofounder and managing partner of a registered investment advisor firm specializing in hedge funds. He also maintained an independent consulting and executive coaching practice. Before these ventures, he co-led talent development for investment banking at Goldman Sachs in New York. Fischer has a PhD in psychology from the University of Florida, an MBA in finance from New York University, master’s degrees in psychology and education from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Lafayette College.

Mary Goss was promoted to senior director, MBA program, at the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business. Goss formerly served as senior director of admissions and student services for the college. Before joining University of Notre Dame in August 2003, she was director of admissions and student services for Wake Forest University. She also worked in admissions for Pepperdine University and the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Goss earned an MBA from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University.

Linwood N. Harris, Jr. joined the master’s admissions team at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business in November 2007. Harris brought to Carnegie Mellon over 15 years of experience in admissions, financial aid, recruitment, and program development. Prior to joining the Tepper School of Business, he was an associate director of admissions and financial aid at the University of Pittsburgh.

Michael Hartmann has joined Manchester Business School as its new chief external officer. Formerly, he was assistant dean and managing director of executive programmes at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, part of the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Rotman, Hartmann was co-director of a university-based training and research consortium.

Irene Hurst is the new director of MBA programs at the University of South Florida’s College of Business. Hurst most recently held the position of director of the USF Small Business Development Center. Hurst received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Indonesia and her master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida. She serves on numerous small-business related committees for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and is a monthly columnist for the Maddux Business Report.

Jennifer Isenberg is the new assistant director of the Office of Graduate Business Programs at the Stetson University School of Business Administration. Prior to joining the Office full time, Isenberg was a graduate assistant at Stetson. She has also worked in human resources for SeaWorld Orlando and Fairwinds Credit Union. Isenberg holds an MBA degree from Stetson University and a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Central Florida.

Debra J. Ringold has been appointed dean of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University. Ringold, a professor of marketing at Willamette since 1994, is the first woman to serve as dean in the school’s 33-year history. Ringold completed her tenure as chairperson of the Board of Directors for the American Marketing Association last summer and was recently appointed to the U.S. Census Bureau Advisory Committee.

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