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IACBE - International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Promoting Excellence in Business Education Worldwide

The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is the leading outcomes-based professional accrediting organization for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world. The IACBE exists to promote, develop, and recognize excellence in business education.

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Advancing Academic QualityThe IACBE – Advancing Academic Quality and Recognizing its Achievement

The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business, and it exists for the purposes of advancing academic quality and excellence in business education throughout the world. It is the philosophy of the IACBE that academic quality and excellence in business education should be measured in terms of the overall level of performance of an academic business unit (department, division, school, college, faculty of business, etc.) relative to its mission. This emphasis on mission-related performance is integral and fundamental to the entire quality assurance process of the IACBE.

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Advancing Academic Quality in Business Education Worldwide

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News BriefsSpecial Post-Conference Issue of IACBE NewsBriefs is Now Available

(May 2015) – Stay current with what’s happening with the IACBE and our member schools. A special post-conference issue of IACBE NewsBriefs is now available.

IACBE NewsBriefs-May 2015 (PDF)

Baltimore2015 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting a Tremendous Success

(April 2015) - The 2015 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) held in Baltimore, Maryland, USA was tremendously successful and once again exceeded all expectations. The conference featured an outstanding lineup of concurrent sessions, speakers, and other special activities and events, and we received many wonderful comments from our conference participants.

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Conference Presentations

Recent IACBE AccreditationsThe IACBE Announces Recent Accreditations

(April 2015) – The Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that the academic business units in the following colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions have recently earned first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation:

Acharya Bangalore Business School (Bangalore, India), Chatham University (PA, USA), Daemen College (NY, USA), Excelsior College (NY, USA), Gwynedd Mercy University (PA, USA), Mercyhurst University (PA, USA), Wayne State College (NE, USA).

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Recent IACBE AccreditationsThe IACBE Recognizes Institutions at its 2015 Accreditation Banquet

(April 2015) – During the Accreditation Banquet at its 2015 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 14-17, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recognized its accreditation class of 2014. The class consists of a total of 30 institutions from 6 countries that achieved either first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation in 2014.

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AwardsThe IACBE Presents Annual Awards of Excellence at its 2015 Awards Luncheon

(April 2015) – During the Awards Luncheon at its 2015 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 14-17, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA,the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recognized the 2015 recipients of the John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education, the Frank V. Mastrianna Education Leader of the Year Award, and the Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Case-Study WinnersWinners of Fourth Annual IACBE Student Case-Study Competition Announced

(April 2015) – At its Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA on April 14-17, 2015, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) selected the winners of its fourth annual student case-study competition focusing on business ethics.

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Board MembersNew Directors and Commissioners Elected at 2015 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting

(April 2015) – At its Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, April 14-17, 2015, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) elected new members to its Board of Directors and Board of Commissioners.

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News BriefsSpring Issue of IACBE NewsBriefs is Now Available

(March 2015) – Stay current with what’s happening with the IACBE and our member schools. The spring 2015 issue of IACBE NewsBriefs is now available.

IACBE NewsBriefs-Spring 2015 (PDF)

IACBE Summer InstituteAnnual IACBE Summer Institute to be Held in July 2015

(February 2015) – The Board of Directors, the Board of Commissioners, and the staff of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) are pleased to invite you to our annual Summer Institute to be held on July 15-17, 2015.

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Recent IACBE AccreditationsThe IACBE Announces Recent Accreditations

(December 2014) – The Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that the academic business units in the following colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions have recently earned first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation:

Alaska Pacific University (AK, USA), American University in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Cazenovia College (NY, USA), Concordia University-Wisconsin (WI, USA), Defiance College (OH, USA), Humboldt State University (CA, USA), Kardan University (Afghanistan), Keystone College (PA, USA), Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA, USA), Medaille College (NY, USA), Ohio Valley University (WV, USA), Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OK, USA), SBS Swiss Business School (Switzerland), Shepherd University (WV, USA), Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico-San Germán (Puerto Rico), University of Maine at Fort Kent (ME, USA), University of Maryland University College (MD, USA).

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International Accreditation ForumsIACBE President Conducts International Accreditation Forums in India

(December 2014) – In partnership with the Standards for Educational Advancement and Accreditation (SEAA) Trust in New Delhi, India, Mr. Dennis Gash, President of the IACBE, conducted international accreditation and quality assurance forums in Mumbai and Hyderabad, India in December 2014.

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Flag of AfghanistanIACBE President Visits Kardan University and Meets with Afghan Ministry of Higher Education in Kabul, Afghanistan

(November 2014) – On October 8-10, 2014, Mr. Dennis Gash, President of the IACBE, accompanied a site-visit team to Kardan University and met with officials from the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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New Staff MemberNew Staff Member Joins the IACBE

(October 2014) – After an extensive national search, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Hilton as the new Associate Director of Quality Assurance for the IACBE.

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Member NewsMember News and Announcements

Visit our Member News and Announcements page to learn about the significant accomplishments, achievements, and activities of IACBE members and their students, faculty, etc.

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For inclusion on our Member News and Announcements page, please send information pertaining to your academic business unit, faculty, students, etc.
in MSWord format to IACBE World Headquarters.

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