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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Kevin Liu, associate director, Confucius Institute


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