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K-State Today

September 29, 2015



Provost names search committee for College of Business Administration dean

By Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason

April Mason, provost and senior vice president, has appointed the search committee to lead the national search for the university's next dean of the College of Business Administration. 

Chairing this committee will be Gary Clark, senior associate dean of the College of Engineering. The university will engage the services of a search firm to support the search process. The anticipated start date of the new dean is July 1, 2016 if not before.

Search committee members are:

  • Gary Clark, senior associate dean of College of Engineering
  • Suzy Auten, director of PMBA of College of Business Administration
  • Chairat Chuwonganant, professor of finance
  • Dawn Deeter-Schmelz, professor of marketing
  • Peter Dorhout, dean and professor of College of Arts & Sciences
  • Paul Edgerley, member, College of Business Administration Advisory Board
  • Mollie Hart, senior in management
  • Andy Hurtig, student body president, senior in accounting
  • Chad Jackson, director center for the advancement of entrepreneurship, management
  • Steve Lacy, member, College of Business Administration Advisory Board
  • Roger McHaney, professor of management
  • Alice Niedfeldt, administrative officer, College of Business Administration
  • Michael Raine, IT manager, College of Business Administration
  • Nick Ramsey, junior in finance
  • Brad Sidener, senior vice president and chief operating officer, KSU Alumni Association
  • Jaebeom Suh, associate professor of marketing
  • Joe Ugrin, associate professor of accounting
  • Brett Wilkinson, department head and professor of accounting
  • Greg Willems, president and chief executive officer, KSU Foundation

"I look forward to identifying the very best candidates for the next dean of Business Administration at Kansas State University," Mason said. "This committee will work hard, and will be setting up for candidate campus visits that allow students, staff and faculty to give input to the process. I thank the search committee members for their willingness to undertake the search for our new College of Business Administration dean."