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Thomas Begley has been named dean of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lally School of Management and Technology as of July 1. He is currently dean of the business school at University College in Dublin. He has MA and PhD degrees in social psychology from Cornell University.

Neeli Bendapudi has been named the Henry D. Price Dean of the University of Kansas School of Business as of August 1. She was most recently a professor of marketing and director of the Institute for Managing Sciences at the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Bendapudi received her doctorate at KU in 1994 after getting her undergraduate degree and MBA from Andhra University in India.

Lee Dahringer is the new dean of the faculty and professor of marketing at Monarch Business School Switzerland. He was previously dean at the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University in Maryland. Dahringer holds a DBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an MBA from the University of Missouri at Columbia and a BS from the University of Western Kentucky at Bowling Green.

Susan West Engelkemeyer has been named president of Nichols College. She is dean of the Charlton College of Business at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. She hold a BA form Stephens College, an MBA from East Carolina University, and a PhD in industrial management from Clemson University.

Michael Ginzberg becomes dean of American University’s Kogod School of Business as of July 1. Ginzberg is dean of the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University. He holds SB and PhD degrees in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA in economic analysis from Iona College.

Jeanette Gorgas is the senior associate dean for the MBA Program at the Yale School of Management. She was most recently a Bank of America senior vice president. She attended Harvard’s Advanced Management Program and holds a BS from Rutgers Business School.

MarySheila E. McDonald is the new associate dean of the La Salle University School of Business. McDonald comes to La Salle from Philadelphia University, where she was assistant dean of graduate business programs. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross, and a JD from Temple University’s School of Law.

Dan McGurrin is the new director of Business Collaboratories at the North Carolina State University Poole College of Management. McGurrin formerly was a program director for Kenan Flagler’s Executive Development program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has a BA from the University of Richmond and an MBA from Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

Cathy Minehan has been named dean of the Simmons College School of Management as of August 1. She is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Minehan received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Rochester, and an MBA from New York University.

Donald Moliver has been named dean of the Monmouth University Leon Hess Business School. He served as interim dean and as the Steven and Elaine Pozcyki Chair in Real Estate. He holds three economics degrees, a BA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MA and PhD from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Sharon Oswald has been appointed dean of the Mississippi State University College of Business as of July 1. She moves to her new role from Auburn University, where she has been dead of the department of management and Colonel George Privett Professor. She completed her undergraduate education at Auburn and went on to receive her MBA and doctorate degree at the University of Alabama.

Hudson Rogers has been appointed to a two-year term as dean of the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is associate vice president of the university. He earned a DBA in marketing from the University of Memphis, an MBA from the University of New Orleans, and a BS in management studies from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad.

Linda Uitvlugt has been named assistant dean of the Wisconsin evening and executive MBA programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Wisconsin School of Business. She previously served as the executive director and director of admissions and recruitment for the professional MBA programs at Wisconsin. Uitvlugt received her MS in counseling psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her BS in environmental education from George Williams College.

Julian van der Westhuizen has been named chief executive officer of Milpark Business School, South Africa.  He was senior partner and national chairman at Moore Stephens accounting firm. He holds a B Rek degree from Stellenbosch University and a B.Compt Hons from the University of South Africa.

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