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The IACBE elects new members of the Board of Directors and Board of Commissioners.

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New Directors and Commissioners Elected at IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2014) – At its Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 8-11, 2014 in San Diego, California, USA, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) elected the following new members to its Board of Directors and Board of Commissioners:

Board of Directors

Vice Chair and Executive Committee Member:  Dr. Pamela Shay, Vice President of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio

Secretary and Executive Committee Member:  Dr. Robert Hilton, Chair of Division of Business, Communications, and Government at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas

Treasurer and Executive Committee Member:  Dr. Randy Frye, Dean of School of Business at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania

Region 2 – Middle States Regional Director:  Dr. David Turi, Associate Dean and Director of Undergraduate Business Programs at Felician College in Lodi, New Jersey

Region 5 – North Central Regional Director:  Dr. Charlie Minnick, Dean of the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa

Region 8 – Western Regional Director:  Dr. Okeleke Peter Nzeogwu, MBA Program Director at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Henderson, Nevada

At-Large Director:  Dr. Susan Silverstone, Associate Professor in the School of Business and Management at National University in La Jolla, California

Board of Commissioners

Commissioner:  Mr. Mark Hatton, Administrative Director at Geneva Business School in Geneva, Switzerland

Commissioner:  Dr. Michelle Reiss, Chair of the School of Business at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky

Commissioner:  Dr. Laurie Yates, Professor and Faculty Lead in Undergraduate and MBA Programs in the College of Business at Eastern Oregon University in LaGrande, Oregon

Commissioner (Public Member):  Dr. Terry Girdon, Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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 1,000 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.

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