Soumitra Dutta, dean of Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management in Ithaca, New York, has been chosen to serve as vice chair-chair elect of AACSB International during the 2016-2017 fiscal year. He will serve as vice chair-chair elect, chair, and immediate past chair in three consecutive one-year terms.
The association also announced other results from its 2016 Officer and Board of Directors election. Three individuals will serve three-year terms as representatives of accredited institutions from the U.S.: John A. Elliott, dean of the School of Business at the University of Connecticut in Storrs; Idalene Kesner, dean of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington/Indianapolis; and Terry S. Maness, dean of the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Two others will serve two-year terms as representatives of accredited U.S. institutions: Stephanie Mattox Bryant, dean of the College of Business at Missouri State University in Springfield; and Amy Hillman, dean of the W.P. Carey School of Business of Arizona State University in Tempe. All will take office on July 1.
In addition, Jean-Michel Blanquer of ESSEC Business School in Paris has been appointed to the AACSB International Board of Directors. He will fill the remaining term for the position vacated by Jurgen M. Schneider, who resigned in January. Blanquer’s term, which is effective immediately, will run through June of 2018.