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July 2012

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Kurt Anstreicher has been named senior associate dean of the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. Anstreicher earned his BA in mathematics at Dartmouth College and his PhD in operations research at Stanford University.

David Bach has been appointed as senior associate dean for executive MBA and global programs at Yale School of Management. Bach earned his BA at Yale College, and has an MA and a PhD from the University of California-Berkeley.

Robert Beatty is the new dean of the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University. Beatty earned a BA in computer science from Texas Christian University, a Master of Computer Systems Management from Creighton University, and an MBA and a DBA in business information systems from Mississippi State University.

Marjorie Benbow has been appointed as managing director of the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center. Benbow holds a BA and master of science in public health from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and earned a MBA/JD degree at Wake Forest.

John Blanchard has been named dean of the School of Management at University of Alaska Southeast. Blanchard holds a BS from the University of Dayton and an MBA from the University of Toledo. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.

Martin Boehm has been named dean of programs at IE Business School. Boehm holds a BA in international business from Reutlingen University, an MBA from the Australian School of Entrepreneurship, and a PhD in marketing from the University of Frankfurt.

Karl Einolf has been appointed dean of the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business at Mount St. Mary’s University. Einolf earned a BS in mathematics and economics from Penn State University, an MS in business from Johns Hopkins University, and his PhD in business and economics from Lehigh University. 
Jeremy Grace has been named director of student services for the full-time MBA program at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Grace holds a BA in liberal studies and a master of arts in rhetoric and composition from Northern Arizona University and is a candidate for a PhD in education leadership at the University of New South Wales.

Shah M. Hasan has been named dean of the College of Business Administration at Urbana University. Hasan earned a BA from The College of Wooster, an MA from Ohio State University, and a PhD from Ohio University.

Poul Hedegaard has been named MBA Director at Copenhagen Business School. Hedegaard holds a master in political science from Aarhus University and an MBA from EIPM in Geneva.

Robert Helsley has been named dean of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. Helsley completed a BS in economics and mathematics at the University of Oregon and an MA and PhD in economics at Princeton University.

Anjani Jain has joined the Yale School of Management as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA program. Jain received a BS from the University of Indore in India, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a PhD from the University of California-Los Angeles.

Meloney Linder has joined the Wisconsin School of Business as its first chief communications officer. Linder earned her BA in mass communication at the University of Denver and an MA in organizational management from Ashford University.

Michael B. Mikhailhas been named dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration. Mikhail received his undergraduate degree in computer science and master’s degree in accounting at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his MBA in accounting and finance and doctoral degree in accounting from the University of Chicago.

Lance Nail has been named dean of the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. Nail earned his BS in finance at the University of Alabama and his PhD, also in finance, at the University of Georgia.

Steve Percy has been named to be interim dean of the Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University. The former chairman and CEO of BP America Inc., Percy holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He is also an alumnus of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State.

Brien N. Smith has been tapped to be dean of the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University. Smith received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s and doctorate in industrial/organizational psychology from Auburn University.

Robert E. Widing II will become dean of the Weatherhead School of Management effective October 15. Currently dean of the Macquarie School of Management in Sydney and a former assistant professor at the Weatherhead School, Widing earned his BA in history, MBA, and PhD in marketing and international business at The Ohio State University.

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