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Michael Cunningham has been named dean of the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University. He was most recently clinical professor of entrepreneurship at SDSU. He earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and business management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and both a master’s in graphic communications, management and technology and a PhD in administration, leadership and technology from New York University.

Frank J. Fabozzi will become a professor of finance at EDHEC Business School and supervise dissertations at the EDHEC-Risk Institute, as of August 1. He was most recently a finance professor and Becton Fellor at the Yale School of Management. He has a PhD in economics from the City University of New York.

Scott Fergusson has been named dean of Trine University’s Ketner School of Business. He was most recently director of the university’s Technology Commercialization Lab and Rhoads Center for Entrepreneurship. Fergusson has a BS in engineering administration from Trine (then Tri-State) University and an MBA in ecomomics from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business.

Kathleen Hagens is the new MBA program director at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s College of Business. Most recently, she was a marketing leader for Analysts International Corporation. She received both her undergraduate degree in marketing and her MBA from UW Oshkosh.

J. Michael Hardin has been appointed dean of the University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration as of August 16. Hardin is a senior associate dean and statistics professor. He holds bachelor’s degrees in math and philosophy from the University of West Florida, master's degrees from Florida State University and the University of Alabama, and a doctorate in applied statistics from the University of Alabama.

Bhimaraya Metri has been named dean of Strathclyde SKIL Business School. He was dean of academic programs and professor of operations management at MDI Gurgaon. Metri received his PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and obtained his master’s degree in engineering from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He also holds a first class degree in engineering from Government College of Engineering¸ Karad.

Daniel L. Petree will be the first dean of the College at Brockport’s School of Business Administration and Economics. He is the inaugural dean of the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, He has a PhD in labor and human resources from the University of Kansas.

Marjorie Platt has been named senior associate dean at Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration. She was most recently professor and group coordinator of accounting. She holds a BA in psychology from Northwestern, an MBA from Babson College, and an MA and PhD, both in social psychology, from the University of Michigan.

Ira Solomon has been named dean of the Tulane University AB Freeman School of Business. He was head of the department of accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

Charles Stebbins has been named dean of the University of Charleston School of Business. He is coming out of retirement, having been provost and dean of faculty at UC until 2010. He earned a bachelor of science from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a master's in aeronautical engineering and an aeronautical engineer's degree from the California Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in aerospace engineering sciences from the University of Colorado. He is also a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Institute of Management at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

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