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The IACBE Presents Annual Awards of Excellence at its 2016 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting
Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2016) – During the Recognition and Awards Luncheon at its 2016 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 5-8, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) presented the following annual awards of excellence:
John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education
The John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education honors individuals who have made significant contributions that advance the cause of academic quality in business education in a manner consistent with the IACBE’s Characteristics of Excellence in Business Education.
- Dr. Chip Mason, Dean of the School of Business at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi
Frank V. Mastrianna Education Leader of the Year Award
The Frank V. Mastrianna Education Leader of the Year Award honors members of the IACBE community who are exemplary higher education leaders and who have made significant contributions to an institution of higher education or a higher education organization. The recipients are chosen based on their contributions to higher education, their communities, and the IACBE or the members of the IACBE.
- Dr. Aysegul Timur, Dean of the Johnson School of Business at Hodges University in Fort Myers, Florida
Excellence in Teaching Award
The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes outstanding faculty members from the IACBE community who have significant records of accomplished teaching in business education.
- Dr. Nipoli Kamdar, Professor of Economics in the Department of Maritime Policy and Management at the California State University-Maritime Academy (CSUMA) in Vallejo, California
About the IACBE
Advancing Academic Quality in
Business Education Worldwide
The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 in response to the expressed needs of presidents, chief academic officers, and business deans and chairs who wanted an accreditation process that was mission-driven and outcomes-based. The IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world.
The IACBE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,300 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.
The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, USA. For more information about the IACBE, please contact us here.