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CON-2012 February Deans Conference
Date: February 8 — 10, 2012
Location: The Roosevelt New Orleans
Speakers
Gabriela Alvarado (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM))
Session: (B4) Deans’ Strategic Choices: How Business Schools Are Reinventing Higher Education and its Consequences for the Deans’ Role
Bio: Gabriela Alvarado is the Associate Dean for MBA programs at ITAM, Mexico. She holds the degrees of Doctor in Business Administration from IE Business School, and MBA and B.S. in Actuarial Science from ITAM. Dr. Alvarado developed the Executive MBA, Global MBA, and Americas MBA programs at ITAM Business School, and under her leadership, the school’s MBAs were accredited by AMBA and EQUIS –attaining the Triple Crown–, and ranked first in Latin America for several times. Her current research examines the effects of organizational reputation on business schools’ strategic choices, specially the influence that international accreditations and global rankings exert on their strategies and actions. Dr. Alvarado is also the publisher of Dirección Estratégica, ITAM’s business magazine. (1/12)

Shahid Ansari (Babson College)
Session: (A4) The New Entrepreneurial Leader: Developing Leaders Who Shape Social and Economic Opportunity
Bio: Dr. Shahid Ansari is currently the Provost at Babson College. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting and Organizational Behavior from Columbia University and served as a faculty member at UCLA, NYU, the Naval Postgraduate School and California State University Northridge. He has also been a visiting faculty at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, Macquarie University, Australia and Pretoria University, South Africa, Marshall School at USC, and the Shell Learning Center in Houston and Holland, Rice University and Darden Graduate School of Business. Dr. Ansari has won several awards and honors for distinguished teaching during his career. The Consortium for Advanced Management International (CAM-I) awarded Dr. Ansari the prestigious Bob Bonsack Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Advancement of Cost Management for his thought leadership in cost management. His series in management accounting won the Jim Bulloch Innovation in Management Accounting Education Award from the American Accounting Association. Dr. Ansari's consulting and field experience includes work with new start ups and established organizations in a number of different industries. (12/11)

Anthony F. Chelte (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

Scott S. Cowen (Tulane University)
Session: Plenary III: Higher Education, at a Tipping Point?
Bio: Scott Cowen is Tulane University's 14th president. TIME magazine recently named him one of the nation's 10 best college presidents and, under his leadership, Newsweek has twice named Tulane one of the "Hottest Schools in America." Cowen has more than doubled the level of private giving to Tulane while attaining record levels of research awards, academic innovation and student enrollment. After Hurricane Katrina, he led rebuilding efforts on campus and in New Orleans. He received the 2009 Times-Picayune Loving Cup for his service to New Orleans. In 2010, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was recently appointed to the White House Council for Community Solutions.

Fernando Antonio D'Alessio (CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School)
Session: (C1) Business Schools Under Resources Constraints: A Task for Deans or Magicians?
Bio: Fernando D’Alessio is the Director General and founder of CENTRUM Católica, the Graduate Business School of the Pontíficia Universidad Católica in Peru. He is a Vice Admiral and Naval Academy’s Sword of Honor, class of 1964, and received his Bachelor of Science in Naval and Maritime Sciences from the Peruvian Naval Academy. He holds an Engineer Degree from the US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and a Strategy Senior Program Diploma from the US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. Fernando D’Alessio was elected by the AACSB International membership to join the Board of Directors (2006-2012). He is a member of the EFMD’s Board Directors (2011-2013) and member of the Board of Directors of the MBA Roundtable (2008-2013) and of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (2008-2013). He is a member of the International Advisory Board-IAB of EADA Business School in Barcelona (2008-2012). He was Superintendent of the Peruvian Naval Academy, President of the Naval War College, Chief of Naval Material and Chief of Naval Operations Peruvian Navy. (12/11)

Jon S. Davis (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Session: (B1) Accreditation Strategies
Bio: Jon S. Davis is the Arthur Andersen Alumni Professor of Accounting and Chairman of the Department of Accounting & Information Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to joining the faculty at University of Wisconsin-Madison, he served on the faculty at University of Illinois at Urbana and University of Colorado-Boulder. Professor Davisʼ teaching interests lie primarily in tax. His research has addressed topics in both auditing and tax, including compliance in regulatory environments, tax policy, and judgment and decision making in accounting. (12/11)

Joseph A. DiAngelo (Saint Joseph's University)
Session: Plenary I: Preliminary Report of the AACSB Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality (BRC)
Bio: Dr. Joseph DiAngelo, Jr., serves as Dean of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University. He presently serves as the Vice Chair/Chair elect of the Board of Directors of AACSB, the International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. He is also serving as Chair for the Committee on Issues in Management Education (CIME) for AACSB. He served as President of the Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration, as a member of the AACSB Pre-Accreditation Committee, Vice Chair and Chair of the Accreditation Quality Committee, Chair of the Candidacy Committee and as Secretary-Treasurer of the Board of Directors of AACSB. He has also served as a consultant and/or Chair of Peer Review Teams for over 60 schools throughout the world seeking accreditation. In 2008 he was elected to a 4 year term on the Board of Governors of Beta Gamma Sigma. In 2009 he was appointed by the State Senate to serve a 3-year term on the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA), a government agency that oversees the annual budget and 5 year budget plan for the City of Philadelphia. Dr. DiAngelo’s research has been published in Management and HR journals including Business Economics, Business Forum, The SAM Advanced Management Journal, and Personnel. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association, The Society of Human Resource Management and the American Society of Training and Development. His academic specialization is human resource management. (1/12)

P. Christopher Earley (Purdue University)
Session: (C3) Alternative Strategies to Globalization
Bio: P. Christopher Earley is the dean of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. Earley has held his previous position as dean of the University of Connecticut School of Business since January 2008 and prior to that, he was dean of the National University of Singapore Business School, and chair of organizational behavior at London Business School in England. Professor Earley is a Fellow of the Academy of Management as well as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. His research interests include cross-cultural and international aspects of organizational behavior and he has worked and lived in over a dozen countries. Recent publications include Cultural Intelligence: Individual Interactions Across Cultures (with Soon Ang), Face, Harmony, and Social Structure: An Analysis of Behavior in Organizations, Multinational Work Teams: A New Perspective (with Cristina Gibson) and Cultural Intelligence (with Elaine Mosakowski) in Harvard Business Review. (12/11)

Daniel Everett (Bentley University)
Session: (B3) Developing Tomorrow's Business Curricula: Collaborative Design Across Traditional Faculty Boundaries
Bio: Daniel L. (Dan) Everett holds an ScD and a Masters in Linguistics from the Universidade Estadual in Campinas, both in field research among the Piraha of southwestern Amazonas state in Brazil. He was full professor of linguistics and anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh, where he also chaired the department of linguistics. He was professor of phonetics and phonology at the University of Manchester from 2002-2006. He chaired the department of languages, literatures, and cultures at Illinois State University from 2006 - 2010 and since 2010 he is the Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. Everett has lived in the Amazonian jungle for nearly eight out of the last thirty years, studying more than a dozen little or never previously studied Amazonian languages. He has published more than 90 scientific articles and seven books. In 2008 his book, Don't Sleep There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle was selected by National Public Radio in the US and Blackwells booksellers in the UK as one of the best books of 2009. Everett's newest book, Cognitive Fire: Language as a Cultural Tool, will be published in 2012 in the US by Pantheon Books and in the UK by Profile Books. He has appeared numerous times on the BBC and NPR, and has been profiled in newspapers around the world. A documentary about his life and work, The Grammar of Happiness, is scheduled for release worldwide in 2012. (12/11)

Gary C. Fethke (The University of Iowa)
Session: (B2) Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for Public Universities
Bio: Gary C. Fethke served as Dean of The University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business from 1994-2006. He then served as Interim President of the University of Iowa from June 2006 to August 2007. Currently, a Professor of Management Sciences and Economics in the Tippie College, he received both his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from The University of Iowa. While he was Dean of the Tippie College, Fethke spearheaded the expansion of both the Evening and Executive MBA Programs. He has published numerous articles in the areas of industrial organization, macroeconomics, labor economics, and in the economics public higher education. (12/11)

Joan Gabel (University of Missouri)
Session: (C2) Insights and Perspectives from New Deans
Bio: Joan T.A. Gabel is the Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. Dean at the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri. Dean Gabel previously served as a DeSantis Professor and chair of the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate & Legal Studies at the Florida State University (FSU) College of Business. She also was director of International Relations for the College of Business at FSU. Dean Gabel joined Florida State University in 2007 after serving on the faculty of the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University for 11 years. At Georgia State, she was interim director of the Institute of International Business and faculty director of the Atlanta Compliance and Ethics Roundtable. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Charles M. Hewitt Teaching Award, the Kay Duffy Service Award and the Bunche, Kemper and Holmes-Cardozo Awards for Excellence in Research. Her work also has been placed on the National Law Journal’s “Worth Reading” list. Dean Gabel has served as editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal and the Journal of Legal Studies in Business. She received her bachelor's degree from Haverford College and her juris doctorate from the University of Georgia. (12/11)

F. Frank Ghannadian (The University of Tampa)
Session: (D3) What Do Employers Value Most in Business Graduates of the 21st Century?
Bio: Frank Ghannadian is Dean of the John H. Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa. Frank Ghannadian specializes in international business and corporate and investment finance. He joined the University of Tampa in July 2007 as the dean of the Sykes College of Business. He previously served as interim dean, associate dean, and professor of finance at the Stetson School of Business at Mercer University. During his 19 years tenure at Mercer, Ghannadian founded and developed the executive MBA program, initiated two new Master of Science programs and developed the School of Business speaker series. Frank Ghannadian has consulted with major Fortune 500 companies, and has served on editorial boards of several leading academic journals. Ghannadian’ publications have appeared in more than 40 business outlets. Currently, Ghannadian serves on the Board of Directors of Southern Business Deans, Moffitt Cancer Center and is a member of the International Trade Committee for the State of Florida and the Economic Development Council of Tampa Bay. (12/11)

Danna Greenberg (Babson College)
Session: (A4) The New Entrepreneurial Leader: Developing Leaders Who Shape Social and Economic Opportunity
Bio: Danna Greenberg is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College where she holds the Mandell Family Term Chair. She teaches core and elective courses in organizational behavior at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive level. Prior to joining the faculty at Babson, she taught at Boston College and Tilburg University in The Netherlands. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. from Boston College, Carroll School of Management. Professor Greenberg’s research focuses on the intersection between organizations, family, and community. Her current research focuses on individual and organizational change as it pertains to work-life management. Professor Greenberg is also engaged with research on the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). Her new book The New Entrepreneurial Leader, co-authored with Jim Wilson and Kate McKone-Sweet explores how to refocus management education on developing entrepreneurial leaders. She has published more than 30 articles and book chapters with articles appearing in journals such as Journal of Organizational Behavior, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. Professor Greenberg serves on the editorial board for the Academy of Management Learning and Education and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. In the community, she serves as a consultant and board member to a number of nonprofits focused on education and the social and emotional development of children. (12/11)

Jorge Haddock (George Mason University)
Session: (C1) Business Schools Under Resources Constraints: A Task for Deans or Magicians?
Bio: Jorge Haddock joined the School of Management at George Mason University as dean in July 2009. Prior to coming to Mason, he was dean of the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and associate dean and professor of management science and information technology in the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Haddock has authored or co-authored more than 70 publications. He has been a consultant to several companies, including Mackie Designs, CSX World Terminals, Citicorp, Citibank (Wall Street) Bendix, Jiffy Lube and others. Haddock is a co-inventor of the patent "Method of System for Providing Credit Support to Parties Associated with Derivative and Other Financial Transactions”. (12/11)

Susan J. Hart (University of Strathclyde)

Juliane Iannarelli (AACSB International)
Session: (D1) The Impact of Research
Bio: Juliane Iannarelli is Assistant Vice President, Global Research at AACSB International, and is responsible for developing and maintaining AACSB’s research activities in support of the association’s thought leadership, advocacy, and global development activities. She also served as the lead researcher for the Globalization of Management Education Task Force, whose report was published in 2011. Previously, Juliane served several years as an accreditation manager for AACSB. (12/11)

David Ikenberry (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Session: (C2) Insights and Perspectives from New Deans
Bio: David L. Ikenberry was named Professor of Finance and Dean of the Leeds School of Business in 2011. He holds a B.S. degree from the Pennsylvania State University (1983), an M.M. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (1985), and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois (1990). Dr. Ikenberry started his academic career at the Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University, in Houston, Texas. After twelve years at Rice, he returned to the University of Illinois. He teaches investment and corporate finance to both graduate and executive students and has received several awards for his work in the classroom, including winning prestigious awards for teaching in 1996 and 1999 while at Rice. Dr. Ikenberry's research concerns a broad array of empirical issues in finance Dr. Ikenberry is frequently asked to speak to academic, government, corporate officers, and the broad investment communities. His research is regularly mentioned in the popular press in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Smart Money, Barron's, Business Week and The Economist. He is a frequent guest on various television programs including CNBC, Bloomberg Television, and the Nightly Business Report. On occasion, corporations ask Dr. Ikenberry to comment on various aspects of their corporate financing decisions including their dividend and share repurchase policies. (12/11)

Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño (Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School)
Session: (B4) Deans’ Strategic Choices: How Business Schools Are Reinventing Higher Education and its Consequences for the Deans’ Role
Bio: Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño is the Dean of IE Business School and the President of IE University. He holds a Degree in Law, a Ph.D. in Moral Philosophy and Jurisprudence (Complutense University, Spain) and an MBA from IE Business School. He was a Recognised Student at Oxford University, UK. Iñiguez has worked as a management consultant and has played an active role in the field of quality control and development of management education in Europe. He is the Chairman of GFME (Global Foundation for Management Education) and member of the European Advisory Council of AACSB International, the International Advisory Board of AMBA (Association of MBAs, UK) and the Awarding Body of EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System). He serves on the boards of CENTRUM (Universidad Católica, Perú), Antai Business School (Jiao Tong University, China) and Renmin University Business School (China). He was portrayed by the Financial Times as “one of the most significant figures in promoting European business schools internationally”. Iñiguez is also President of the IE Fund in the US. Iñiguez is Professor of Strategic Management at IE Business School. His most recent book, “The Learning Curve: How Business Schools Are Reinventing Education” (http://bit.ly/dXriHU) has been publisjed Palgrave McMillan in November 2011. He is co-editor of www.deanstalk.net, a blog focused on management education issues. Iniguez is a regular speaker at international conferences and frequently contributes in different journals and media on higher education and executive development. (12/11)

Stuart Kaplan (Korn/Ferry International)
Session: (D2) The Evolving Dean's Role
Bio: Stuart Kaplan is the Global Chief Operating Officer and Education Industry lead for Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting. He is based in the Firm’s San Francisco office. As Global COO, Mr. Kaplan oversees the execution of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting’s strategy. He is a leader in the Firm’s evolution an integrated leadership and talent solutions consultancy. Additionally, Mr. Kaplan sits on the Firm’s Partner Promotions Committee and its Global Partner Council. As Global Education Industry lead for Korn/Ferry’s Leadership and Talent Consulting business, Mr. Kaplan works with universities and business schools around the globe to define and implement leadership development strategies and programs. Mr. Kaplan also services C-level clients across industries, helping organizations most effectively align their business and talent strategies and implement their leadership and talent development priorities. Mr. Kaplan joined the Firm with over a decade of professional consulting experience from Accenture, where he was the Global Director of Research and Capability Development for the firm’s Strategy Consulting practice. He also served Fortune 500 clients as a strategy and management consultant, where he focused on market assessment, competitive positioning, new market entry and organization strategy. Prior to Accenture, Mr. Kaplan served as general manager for multi-media and communications start-up, where he was responsible for the overall operation and growth of the firm. Earlier, Mr. Kaplan lived and worked in Japan. He began his career as a member of the Accelerated Management Program at Pacific Bell (now part of AT&T). Mr. Kaplan earned a master of business administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley Hass School of Business. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Davis.

Shohreh A. Kaynama (Towson University)
Session: (A3) How to Use Your Advisory Board for Wisdom, Work and Wealth
Bio: Shohreh A. Kaynama is a professor of marketing and dean of the Towson University College of Business and Economics. In her position, she oversees six departments offering undergraduate majors in business, e-Business, accounting and economics as well as graduate programs including the UB/Towson MBA, the M.S. in Supply Chain Management and the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services. Under Dr. Kaynama’ s leadership, the Towson University College of Business and Economics has become the largest AACSB accredited undergraduate business program in the University System of Maryland. Among many innovations, Dr. Kaynama established an engaged and energetic advisory board and the College’s first outreach and research center—the Center for Applied Business and Economic Research. She founded the e-Business major, international business concentration and was instrumental in establishing the entrepreneurship track at Towson University. She led the college to establishing a new department of e-Business and Technology Management. She has a solid record of scholarship and has published in numerous academic journals and has presented her scholarship at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. Kaynama is highly active in the community. Her community memberships include her role as a member of the Greater Maryland Better Business Bureau Board; member of Network 2000; member of the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce Board; member of the Small Business Resource Center Board; member of the Towson University Foundation Board; and member of the Maryland Council on Economic Education Board of Trustees. Among numerous awards, Dr. Kaynama was named one of the 2005 Top 100 Women in Maryland by The Daily Record and an honored member of Empire’s “Who’s Who of Women in Education” (2005-2006). Dr. Kaynama holds a Ph.D. in marketing and decision support systems from The George Washington University, an M.B.A. in marketing from the University of Baltimore and a B.S. in marketing from Towson University. (12/11)

Kenneth Kring (Korn/Ferry International)
Session: (D2) The Evolving Dean's Role
Bio: Ken is Co-Managing Director of the Global Education Practice at Korn/Ferry International. His practice encompasses searches for presidents, provosts, deans and C-level administrators with an emphasis in business education, including several international collaborations. He has recruited over 300 senior-level executives and board directors for leading institutions focusing on organizations with an education mission. Based upon this experience, he writes and frequently speaks on current leadership trends. He serves on the executive committees of the boards of the University City Science Center and International House of Philadelphia. Ken holds a master’s in public and private management from the Yale School of Management and a bachelor’s in psychology from Stanford University. (1/12)

Dennis Lauscha (New Orleans Saints)
Session: (D3) What Do Employers Value Most in Business Graduates of the 21st Century?
Bio: Entering his 14th season with the Saints, Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Dennis Lauscha maintains multiple roles within the operations of the club and other holdings of Owner Tom Benson. In addition to directing all financial functions of the organization, Lauscha maintains a lead position in the negotiations with government officials and has an active role in the management of New Orleans FOX affiliate WVUE-TV, and Zelia, LLC. Promoted to executive vice president in May, 2009, after serving as senior vice president from 2006-09, Lauscha is a key member of the negotiating team that actively pursues future Super Bowls for the City of New Orleans – including landing Super Bowl XLVII (to be played in 2013). He joined the Saints as chief financial officer in 1998, has been a vice president since 2003 and is one of the club’s representatives at the NFL Owner’s Meetings. (12/11)

Dan LeClair (AACSB International)
Bio: Dan LeClair is responsible for AACSB’s efforts to advance quality management education worldwide through thought leadership. He was the principal architect of AACSB’s Knowledge Services, which assists business school leaders worldwide to plan and make decisions using comparable data and information about trends and effective practices. Dan leads the research teams of AACSB and the Global Foundation for Management Education, a think tank joint venture of AACSB and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). He currently serves the AACSB Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality (BRC) as chief liaison and has served on numerous industry-wide committees and task forces for organizations, such as GMAC®, EMBA Council, and Aspen Institute Business & Society Program. Dan is an internationally recognized expert, author, and frequent presenter on business education topics. Prior to joining AACSB, Dan was an associate professor in The University of Tampa’s business school, where he also served as associate dean. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Florida. (3/11)

Michael T.S. Lee (Fu Jen Catholic University)
Session: (A2) Strategies for Optimizing Business School Performance
Bio: Michael T. S. Lee is professor and Dean of the College of Management at Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan. He is also the Past President of the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS). He obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993. He joined the College of Management at Fu Jen Catholic University in 1994 right after his doctoral studies and has been a faculty member in FJU since then. He was promoted to full professor in 2002 and appointed as the MBA program director in 2005. He was elected as the Dean in 2009 after and is the first alumnus of FJU serving as the Dean of the College. His current efforts focuses on broadening the impact of FJU in the Greater China and Asia Pacific Region. Dr. Lee is very active in several academic societies such as AACSB, IAJBS, and Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA). He has also served as the editorial board and reviewer for several international renowned journals. (12/11)

Karyl B. Leggio (Loyola University Maryland)
Session: (A2) Strategies for Optimizing Business School Performance
Bio: Karyl B. Leggio has served as Dean of the Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola University Maryland since July 2008. Prior to this appointment, she was the Associate Dean at the Bloch School of Business at the University of Missouri Kansas City. During her eight years at UMKC, she also served as the Director for the Executive MBA program and the Department Chair for the Finance Information Systems, Management and Strategy department. Leggio serves as co-presenter for the Management Education Forum program entitled, “Optimizing B-School Financial Performance: Strategies for Sustaining Quality,” serves on the Special Committee on the Value of Accreditation, chairs the Women Administrators in Management Education affinity group, and serves as a member of the Maintenance of Accreditation Committee. Accomplishments while at Loyola include national and international recognition and rankings for degree programs and the funding and creation of a financial trading room. She serves on a number of Boards and committees including the Baltimore Archbishop’s Board of Financial Advisors, the Center Club, the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools, Greater Baltimore Economic Alliance, and the Society of Self Fellows at the University of Kansas. Leggio earned a Ph.D. in Business with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Kansas. Dr. Leggio has been awarded numerous grants for her research as well as being an award winning teacher. (12/11)

Stefanie A. Lenway (Michigan State University)
Session: (C3) Alternative Strategies to Globalization
Bio: Stefanie Lenway is Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business and a Professor of International Business. Since her arrival at MSU in 2010, Dean Lenway has launched strategic initiatives to promote the globalization of the college’s research and academic programs and to build on the college’s legacy strengths in supply chain management. She is also creating programs that link Broad College faculty and student entrepreneurship activities with the larger university-wide entrepreneurship network. In addition, Dean Lenway is also working with the undergraduate program office leadership to create a two- year residential program branded around multicultural business competencies. (12/11)

Kathleen E. McKone-Sweet (Babson College)
Session: (A4) The New Entrepreneurial Leader: Developing Leaders Who Shape Social and Economic Opportunity
Bio: Kate McKone-Sweet is an Associate professor of operations management at Babson College where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management and supply chain management. She is currently the chair of the Technology Operations and Information Management DIvision. Prior to joining the faculty at Babson, she taught at the University of Minnesota in the MBA and executive education programs. Kate received her B.S. and M.Eng. from Cornell university and her MBA and PhD from the University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business. Prior to completing her graduate work in business, she worked for Pitney Bowes and Procter and Gamble. Professor McKone-Sweet's current research focuses on supply-chain management. The results from her research have been published in numerous academic books and journals, including the Journal of Operations Management, Production Operations Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and Supply Chain Management Review. She has also published numerous operations management cases and management education papers. She has a strong interest in teaching materials that consider social, environmental and economic value creation as well as hands-on simulations and exercises that engage students in the learning process. Her new book The New Entrepreneurial Leader: Developing Leaders Who Shape Social and Economic Opportunity (2011), co-authored with Danna Greenberg, Jim Wilson and other Babson Faculty, details a new model for leadership development. (12/11)

Lucienne Mochel (AACSB International)
Session: Breakfast Bonus Session: Accreditation Q&A
Bio: Lucienne Mochel joined AACSB International in November 2004 and currently serves as assistant vice president of Accreditation, overseeing daily operations of the accreditation department and managing the accreditation committees and processes. Lucienne maintains relationships with more than 600 accredited business schools and assists approximately 200 schools seeking accreditation. Prior to joining AACSB, Lucienne worked for more than 20 years in training and workforce development as the director of Employment and Training for the municipality of Rotterdam in the Netherlands and as program administrator for a large non-profit organization in the U.S. Lucienne has a bachelor’s degree in career guidance counseling from the Academy of Man and Labor in Tilburg, the Netherlands and a master’s degree in management, leadership, and organizational effectiveness from the University of South Florida. She is currently pursuing her DBA at Instituto de Empresa in Spain. (10/11)

Lucienne Mochel (AACSB International)
Session: Bonus Session: Accreditation Volunteer Training
Bio: Lucienne Mochel joined AACSB International in November 2004 and currently serves as assistant vice president of Accreditation, overseeing daily operations of the accreditation department and managing the accreditation committees and processes. Lucienne maintains relationships with more than 600 accredited business schools and assists approximately 200 schools seeking accreditation. Prior to joining AACSB, Lucienne worked for more than 20 years in training and workforce development as the director of Employment and Training for the municipality of Rotterdam in the Netherlands and as program administrator for a large non-profit organization in the U.S. Lucienne has a bachelor’s degree in career guidance counseling from the Academy of Man and Labor in Tilburg, the Netherlands and a master’s degree in management, leadership, and organizational effectiveness from the University of South Florida. She is currently pursuing her DBA at Instituto de Empresa in Spain. (10/11)

Lucienne Mochel (AACSB International)
Session: Breakfast Bonus Session Accreditation Q&A
Bio: Lucienne Mochel joined AACSB International in November 2004 and currently serves as assistant vice president of Accreditation, overseeing daily operations of the accreditation department and managing the accreditation committees and processes. Lucienne maintains relationships with more than 600 accredited business schools and assists approximately 200 schools seeking accreditation. Prior to joining AACSB, Lucienne worked for more than 20 years in training and workforce development as the director of Employment and Training for the municipality of Rotterdam in the Netherlands and as program administrator for a large non-profit organization in the U.S. Lucienne has a bachelor’s degree in career guidance counseling from the Academy of Man and Labor in Tilburg, the Netherlands and a master’s degree in management, leadership, and organizational effectiveness from the University of South Florida. She is currently pursuing her DBA at Instituto de Empresa in Spain. (10/11)

Ramon O'Callaghan (Tilburg University)
Session: (C3) Alternative Strategies to Globalization
Bio: Ramon O'Callaghan, Dean, TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg University Professor O'Callaghan is Dean of TiasNimbas, the business school of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, since January 2009. Professor O'Callaghan has held numerous academic management positions: Vice-Rector of Deusto University and Director of Deusto Business School (Spain), Associate Dean and Director of the TiasNimbas International Executive MBA (IMM), and Director International MBA at Nijenrode University (Netherlands). Previously, he was on the faculty of IESE Business School. He is since 1997 Professor of Information Systems and Management at the School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University. His professional experience includes executive education, research and advisory projects for European and North American organizations. He has taught in executive programs of: IESE, INSEAD, MIT Sloan, Purdue University, Solvay Business School, and Vlerick Business School (Belgium). Prior to his academic career, he worked internationally at Texas Instruments for several years. He holds the degrees of Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard; MBA from IESE; MSc and BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Catalunya. (12/11)

Roger H. Ogden (Stirling Properties)
Session: Plenary II: Translating the 21st Century Business World to 21st Century Education
Bio: Roger Ogden is a real estate developer, civic leader, and philanthropist. He has been a leader in the development and acquisition of more than $450 million in commercial real estate including shopping centers, hotels and office properties. Mr. Ogden is co-founder of Stirling Properties where for 20 years he led the company as principal and CEO in the development and acquisition of a $200 million portfolio of shopping centers. Mr. Ogden has been extraordinarily active in many civic organizations, public, and non-profit organizations. Committed to the arts, Mr. Ogden donated over 1,000 pieces of art from his personal collection to form the initial holdings for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in partnership with the University of New Orleans. Mr. Ogden has received numerous professional, business and civic awards including New Orleanian of the Year by Gambit Magazine, the Mayor’s Arts Award, elected to LSU Alumni Hall of Distinction, the LSU Business School Hall of Distinction, and Business Higher Education Council – First Citizen of the Learning Society Award. Mr. Ogden is an honors graduate of Louisiana State University where he graduated second in the College of Business and served as Student Body President. He holds a Juris Doctorate Degree and is an Order of the Coif graduate of Tulane Law School where he was elected to The Law Review. He has been a resident of New Orleans for over 30 years. (12/11)

Michael J. Page (Bentley University)
Session: (B1) Accreditation Strategies
Bio: Michael Page is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bentley University having joined the University some four years ago as the Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School. Before joining Bentley Mike served as the Dean of Post-Experience Programs of RSM Erasmus University and as the Executive Director of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) B.V., The Netherlands. Previously he was the Dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business, and also served a term as its Dean of Academic Affairs. Mike is actively engaged with the international management education industry, including being a board member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and working with its EQUIS accreditation program, being a member of AASCB International's Board and it's Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) where he currently serves as the Chair, and being a member of AACSB’s International Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality (BRC). Additionally, Mike also supports development activities offered by the Central and Eastern European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). (12/11)

Michael J. Page (Bentley University)
Session: Bonus Session: Accreditation Volunteer Training
Bio: Michael Page is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bentley University having joined the University some four years ago as the Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School. Before joining Bentley Mike served as the Dean of Post-Experience Programs of RSM Erasmus University and as the Executive Director of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) B.V., The Netherlands. Previously he was the Dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business, and also served a term as its Dean of Academic Affairs. Mike is actively engaged with the international management education industry, including being a board member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and working with its EQUIS accreditation program, being a member of AASCB International's Board and it's Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) where he currently serves as the Chair, and being a member of AACSB’s International Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality (BRC). Additionally, Mike also supports development activities offered by the Central and Eastern European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). (12/11)

Kai Peters (Ashridge Business School)
Session: (C1) Business Schools Under Resources Constraints: A Task for Deans or Magicians?
Bio: Kai Peters is Chief Executive of Ashridge, the business school located in Berkhamsted, near London, in the United Kingdom. Ashridge is one of the world’s leading and largest providers of executive education, including open programs, tailored programs, MBA programs and consultancy. The business school was founded in an 18th century estate in 1959 and has over 100,000 alumni. Prior to joining Ashridge, Peters was Dean, and previously director of MBA programs, of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of Erasmus University in the Netherlands. Peters serves on supervisory and advisory boards for a number of organizations in the health care and social care sectors. He also serves in various capacities for educational associations including AACSB, AMBA, EFMD and GMAC. He is owner and was managing director (89-93) of a company in the German publishing sector and has worked with both IBM and Volkswagen managing educational activities. Peters writes and lectures on cognitive sciences, leadership and strategy for government, business and academic audiences. He holds degrees from York University, Toronto and University of Quebec in Chicoutimi; (Canada) and Erasmus University (Netherlands) (12/11)

Andrew J. Policano (University of California, Irvine)
Session: (B2) Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for Public Universities
Bio: Andrew J. Policano is serving in his 8th year as Dean of the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. Merage School programs consistently rank in the top 5 – 10% of accredited business schools in various media. With over $55 million pledged during his tenure, Policano has led the establishment of 11 new faculty professorships, the development of four new degree programs and the recruitment of over 20 faculty members. Prior to his arrival at Irvine, Policano was Dean of the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Policano is a macroeconomist, his work has been broadly published and he is an award winning teacher. He has also published several papers on rankings of business schools and he has co authored a book, with Gary Fethke, Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America’s Public Universities, forthcoming from Stanford University Press. Policano currently serves on two public company boards and is immediate past Chair of AACSB International. (12/11)

Robert D. Reid (James Madison University)
Session: (B1) Accreditation Strategies
Bio: Robert Reid served as Dean of the College of Business at James Madison University from 1996-2011. He is currently on leave from this role and is the founding Executive Director of the Interpersonal Effectiveness Institute. The College of Business has been recognized for excellence in curriculum integration and experiential learning. The College is a vibrant contributor to the success of the university, which in recent years has repeatedly been cited as one of America's finest comprehensive universities by U.S. News and World Report. Business Week has ranked the College of Business among the top 5% of undergraduate business programs since 2006. In addition to his involvement with AACSB International, Robert is also the President of Beta Gamma Sigma. (12/11)

Christine M. Riordan (University of Denver)
Session: (A1) The Value of AACSB Accreditation
Bio: Christine M. Riordan, PhD, is dean and professor of management at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, an internationally ranked business school. She leads an $85 million operation and a global network of more than 36,000 faculty, staff, students and alumni. Dean Riordan has an international reputation as a leadership development and workplace diversity expert. Her research focuses on labor-force diversity issues, leadership effectiveness, and career success and she consults regularly with senior level executives on these issues. She has been quoted in or written articles for international media such as: Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Huffington Post, MSNBC, CNN, Investor’s Business Daily, and Forbes. (1/12)

Kim Schatzel (The University of Michigan-Dearborn)
Session: (A3) How to Use Your Advisory Board for Wisdom, Work and Wealth
Bio: Dr. Schatzel is the former dean of the College of Business at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. This past January, she joined Eastern Michigan University as provost and executive vice president of academic affairs. She has extensive experience working as a researcher, consultant, and teacher in the areas of new product success, marketing of high technology products, and reputation management. Additionally, she is the founder of iLabs, the College of Business’ Center for Innovation Research, a research center established in 2006 dedicated to advancing the understanding of corporate, entrepreneurial, and institutional innovation. Kim’s business experience includes over 20 years of corporate and new venture experience including tenure as the founder and CEO of a multinational automotive components firm and three start-up technology-based businesses. She has taught at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive level, in the United States and internationally, on topics such as the Marketing of Technology-Based Products, Obtaining Venture Capital Funding, Innovation and New Product Development, and Reputation Management. (12/11)

Tanuja Singh (St. Mary's University)
Session: (D2) The Evolving Dean's Role
Bio: Tanuja Singh, D.B.A., is the Dean of the Bill Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. An award winning educator, she has published extensively in academic and trade journals, and presented at several national and international conferences. Her areas of research, consulting and teaching interest include cross-cultural strategy, digital media, and public policy issues in marketing. She serves on the editorial board of three marketing journals. She has also served as a consultant to several public and private sector organizations including Fortune 500 companies. She is involved in many aspects of leadership including creating new industry partnerships, global expansion, and new program development. She serves on the Boards of San Antonio Children’s Shelter and the Public Television Station in San Antonio--KLRN. She has traveled extensively and maintains an active network of colleagues and friends from around the world. (1/12)

Ira Solomon (Tulane University)
Session: (C2) Insights and Perspectives from New Deans
Bio: Ira Solomon became the 13th Dean of the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University on June 1, 2011. Previously he served as R.C. Evans Endowed Chair in Business and Head of the Department of Accountancy at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Ira has published over thirty-five articles in a variety of scholarly journals and books. His writings also have appeared in the Wall Street Journal. He has served as an Associate Editor of the Accounting Review and Accounting Horizons, on the Board of Directors of the Illinois CPA Society and he served the American Accounting Association as Vice President. Ira presently serves on the AICPA Governing Council. Ira had been recognized on several occasions for outstanding teaching, including by the American Accounting Association as the 1997 Outstanding Auditing Educator. On three occasions the American Accounting Association Auditing Section has recognized Ira for Outstanding Dissertation Supervision, in 1997, 2000 and again in 2003. Ira received the 2005 Innovations in Audit Education Award and the 2007 Distinguished Service Award from the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association. Lastly, during the spring of 2009, Ira received the AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education award and the Illinois CPA Society Special Award of Merit. (08/11)

Richard E. Sorensen (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Session: Plenary I: Preliminary Report of the AACSB Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality (BRC)
Bio: Richard E. Sorensen became Dean of the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech in July 1982 after serving for nine years as Dean of the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University. Sorensen was awarded a BSEE from Brooklyn’s Polytechnic University, and holds MBA and PhD degrees from the Stern School of New York University. He served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Plastic Packaging, Inc. of Hickory, North Carolina, and serves on the Comptroller General of the United States GAO Educators’ Advisory Panel. Rich served as Chair of AACSB International, and has chaired the Accreditation Coordinating Committee, the Accreditation Quality Committee, the Business Accreditation Committee, the Committee on Issues in Management Education, the Nominating Committee and the Doctoral Faculty Shortage Working Group. He served as Chair of the Global Foundation for Management Education (GFME). He currently co-chairs the AACSB Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality. (12/11)

Hildy Teegen (University of South Carolina)
Session: (D2) The Evolving Dean's Role
Bio: Hildy Teegen is Dean of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Prior to coming to the University of South Carolina in September 2007, she was (founding) director of The George Washington University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Teegen has written extensively about global business, and is best known for her work concerning interactions between firms, governments, and nongovernmental organizations. She served on the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Globalization Taskforce from 2008-2011. She is on the boards of Blue Ridge Holdings and Certus Bank, the United Way of the Midlands, the Palmetto Institute, the Center for International Private Enterprise, the Midlands Business Leadership Group Executive Committee and Engenuity SC. She is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, the Aspen Global Leaders Network and is a Liberty Fellow (SC). (1/12)

Jerry E. Trapnell (AACSB International)
Session: Breakfast Bonus Session: Accreditation Q&A
Bio: Jerry Trapnell is executive vice president and chief accreditation officer for AACSB International. He is the former dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University and served as the 2002-03 chair of the Board of Directors of AACSB International. Prior to becoming dean at Clemson, he served as director and professor of the Clemson University School of Accountancy. He joined the Clemson accounting program in 1986 after serving on the faculty of the department of accounting at Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge for 10 years. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 1977, his B.S. and M.S. from Clemson University in 1968 and 1970, respectively. He has served on the board of directors of three companies and is active in a variety of civic and local community activities. He is the 2010 recipient of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy FSA/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award for his distinguished contributions to the Federation, to the profession of accounting, and to accounting education. (3/11)

Jerry E. Trapnell (AACSB International)
Session: Breakfast Bonus Session Accreditation Q&A
Bio: Jerry Trapnell is executive vice president and chief accreditation officer for AACSB International. He is the former dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University and served as the 2002-03 chair of the Board of Directors of AACSB International. Prior to becoming dean at Clemson, he served as director and professor of the Clemson University School of Accountancy. He joined the Clemson accounting program in 1986 after serving on the faculty of the department of accounting at Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge for 10 years. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 1977, his B.S. and M.S. from Clemson University in 1968 and 1970, respectively. He has served on the board of directors of three companies and is active in a variety of civic and local community activities. He is the 2010 recipient of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy FSA/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award for his distinguished contributions to the Federation, to the profession of accounting, and to accounting education. (3/11)

Steef van de Velde (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Session: (B3) Developing Tomorrow's Business Curricula: Collaborative Design Across Traditional Faculty Boundaries
Bio: Steef van de Velde is the dean of Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University. He previously served RSM as the Vice Dean and Dean of Faculty and before that as the chair of the Department of Innovation & Technology Management. He is a professor of Operations Management, and his research interests lie in the area of (behavioral) supply chain management. He still does a little bit of teaching, mainly in the OneMBA consortium program and in executive education programs. In the recent past, he was the Scientific Director of the Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics, an institute financed by the Dutch government to solidify the position of the Netherlands as the gateway to Europe. (12/11)

Chip Wiggins (Bentley University)
Session: (B3) Developing Tomorrow's Business Curricula: Collaborative Design Across Traditional Faculty Boundaries
Bio: Chip Wiggins is the dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School and the director of the Bentley Microcredit Initiative at Bentley University. Prior to that, he served as the chair of the Department of Finance and held the Edward F. Gibbons Research Professorship in Finance. His teaching and research interests focus on microfinance, corporate governance, ownership and control. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in corporate amd financial strategy, equity markets and microfinance. His research interests include board of director effectiveness and compensation, executive compensation, and corporate expansions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and reverse takeovers. Wiggins began teaching at Bentley in 1996 as an Assistant Professor. He was tenured and promoted to associate professor in 2002 and to full professor in 2007. Before moving to Boston, he taught at Georgia State University and Kennesaw State University, both in Atlanta, Georgia. (12/11)

Jan R. Williams (University of Tennessee at Knoxville)
Session: (D1) The Impact of Research
Bio: Dr. Jan R. Williams is dean of the College of Business Administration and the Stokely Foundation Leadership Chair at the University of Tennessee (UT), where he has been a faculty member since 1977. He is former head of the Department of Accounting and Information Management at UT. Currently, he is the co-author of three books and has published more than 70 articles and other publications on issues of corporate financial reporting and accounting education. Williams has been extensively involved in professional accounting and business organizations, primarily with AACSB, American Accounting Association, American Institute of CPA’s, and Tennessee Society of CPA’s. Williams is the current chair of the AACSB International Board of Directors. (1/11)

Mark A. Zupan (University of Rochester)
Session: (A1) The Value of AACSB Accreditation
Bio: Dean Zupan assumed his duties at the Simon School on a full-time basis on January 1, 2004. He is responsible for the administrative and academic functions of the Simon School, and serves as the leading advocate of the School’s faculty, programs and students to the business community and other external constituencies. Zupan served as dean and professor of economics at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management from 1997 to 2003. Before his appointment at Arizona, Zupan taught at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, where he also served as associate dean of master’s programs. He was a teaching fellow in Harvard’s Department of Economics while pursuing his doctoral studies at M.I.T., and he has been a visiting faculty member at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He is the co-author of two books: Micro-economic Theory and Applications (with E. K. Browning), published by John Wiley and Sons, and Micro-economic Cases and Applications (with T. W. Gilligan and A. M. Marino), published by HarperCollins. Zupan earned a B.A. degree in economics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (12/11)

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