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Eugene Anderson has been named dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration as of August 1. He is senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor of marketing at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Anderson holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received his doctorate from the University of Chicago, all in business administration.

Stephanie M. Bryant has been named dean of the College of Business Administration at Missouri State University as of August 8. Bryant is the director of the School of Accountancy and a distinguished professor of accountancy at the University of South Florida. Bryant holds a doctorate in accounting and a BS in accounting, both from Louisiana State University.

Zeger Degraeve is the new dean and director of the Melbourne Business School. He was most recently professor of decision sciences, management science and operations at London Business School. He holds MSc in Engineering and MBA degrees from the universities of Ghent and Leuven in Belgium and a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Phil Dolan has been named dean of the University of Western Australia Business School starting in August. He is professor of finance and head of the Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies at Macquarie University. He holds a BA from Macquarie University, an MBA from the University of New South Wales, and a PhD from Stanford University.

Yvonne Hinson takes on the new role of associate dean of Wake Forest University Charlotte Programs.  She is a member of the accounting faculty at the Wake Forest School of Business. Hinson earned her bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and her PhD in accounting from the University of Tennessee.

William W. Holder has been named dean of the Leventhal School of Accounting within the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business as of July 1. Holder holds the Ernst and Young Professorship in Accounting. He received his master’s of accountancy and a DBA from the University of Oklahoma.

Gordon S. Jones has been named the inaugural director of the Harvard innovation lab, set to launch in late 2011. He currently serves as a business advisor to numerous startups, is an adjunct lecturer at Bentley University, and evaluates applicants for the Harvard Business School MBA program. He holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Brad A. Kleindl is the new dean of the School of Business at Park University in Parkville, Mo. He was dean of the Robert W. Plaster School of Business Administration at Missouri Southern State University. Kleindl earned his bachelor’s and MBA degrees from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and a doctorate in marketing from Oklahoma State University.

Ali Malekzadeh becomes Edgerley Family Dean of Business Administration at Kansas State University July 1. He has been dean of Xavier University’s Williams College of Business. He received his BS in management and MBA from the University of Denver, and his PhD in business administration from the University of Utah.

Geeta Menon becomes dean of the undergraduate college of the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business as of July 15. She is the Abraham Krasnoff Professor of Global Business and professor of marketing at Stern. She received a BA in economics from Stella Maris College and a MA in economics from Madras Christian College and a PhD in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Ann Murphy has been named dean of the School of Business at Metropolitan State College of Denver. She’s currently associate dean of the School of Business and professor of accounting. Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer science from Boston College, an MBA from the University of Nevada, and a PhD in business with a major in accounting from the University of Arkansas.

Sheila Puffer has been named University Professor in addition to her current position as Cherry Family Senior Fellow of International Business at the Northeastern University College of Business Administration. She holds a BA in Slavic studies and an MBA from the University of Ottawa, a diploma in management from Plekhanov Institute of the National Economy in Moscow, and a PhD in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Lynne D. Richardson has been named dean of the College of Business at the University of Mary Washington as of July 25. Richardson is dean of the Mississippi State University College of Business and professor of marketing. She received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Montevallo, an MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a doctorate in marketing from the University of Alabama.

Lawrence Rose has been named dean of the College of Business and Public Administration at California State University San Bernardino as of September 15. Rose currently is pro vice chancellor of the Massey University College of Business in New Zealand. Rose holds a PhD in economics from Texas A&M University.

Victoria Shoaf has been named dean of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University. Prior to serving as interim dean during the 2010-2011 academic year, she was the associate dean for academic affairs and the chair of Tobin’s Department of Accounting and Taxation. She holds a PhD in Business (Accounting) from Baruch College of the City University of New York.

David Thomas has been named dean of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business as of August 1. He is currently H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration and director of the Organizational Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School. Thomas received a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Sciences and Master and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Organizational Behavior from Yale University. He also holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

Bruce Weber has been named dean of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware, effective August 15. Weber is professor of information management and founding area chair of management science and operations at London Business School.  Weber holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Harvard University and a doctorate in decision sciences from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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