Search committee named to find new School of Business dean

Provost Jeff Vitter has announced a search advisory committee to find a new dean for the School of Business.

Dean William L. Fuerst will step down in June after serving 11 years, the second-longest tenure of any business dean at KU.

The committee will conduct a nationwide search. The committee will be co-chaired by James P. Guthrie, the William and Judy Docking Professor of Business, and M.D. (Mike) Michaelis, president and chairman of the board of Emprise Bank.

Other members include:

• Christopher Anderson, associate professor of business

• Danny Anderson, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

• Audra Boone, associate professor of business

• Marnie Clawson, president, Clawson Benefits Concepts

• Fred Coulson, managing director, Five Elms Capital

• DaNeale Diggins, junior in accounting

• Michael Ettredge, Crown/Sherr Professor of Business

• Mary Lee Hummert, vice provost for faculty development

• Jennifer Jordan, director of Business Career Services

• Kissan Joseph, associate professor of business

• Laura Poppo, professor of business

• Joshua Rosenbloom, associate vice chancellor of research and graduate studies and professor of economics

• Susan Scholz, associate professor of business

The committee will be assisted by R. William Funk and Associates of Dallas, Texas.


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