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Kenneth Freeman has been named Allen Questrom Professor and dean of Boston University’s School of Management. He was most recently a member of the investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. He received his BS in business administration from Bucknell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Doug Guthrie is the new dean of the George Washington University School of Business. He most recently held a joint appointment as management professor at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and professor of sociology at NYU’s College of Arts and Sciences. He holds an AB in east Asian languages and civilizations with a concentration in Chinese literature from the University of Chicago and earned his master’s and PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Bill Hardgrave becomes dean of Auburn University's College of Business, effective August 1.  Hardgrave is the founder and director of the Information Technology Research Institute in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He received his doctorate in management information systems from Oklahoma State University.

Robert C. Merton is rejoining the finance faculty of the Massachusetts of Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. Merton recently retired from Harvard Business School, where he was the John and Natty McArthur University Professor.  He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in engineering mathematics, earned a master's degree in applied mathematics from the California Institute of Technology, and earned his PhD in economics from MIT.

Nitin Nohria was promoted to dean of Harvard Business School. He was the Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration and co-chair of the HBS Leadership Initiative. Nohria received his bachelor of technology degree in chemical engineering in 1984 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and a PhD in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management.

Stephen Roach has accepted a joint appointment as senior research fellow of the Yale University Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and Yale School of Management. Most recently chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, Roach received his PhD in economics from New York University.

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