In July, Jenny Darroch becomes the new dean of
Miami University’s Farmer School of Business in
Oxford, Ohio. Darroch previously was dean of the
Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School
of Management at Claremont Graduate University
in California, where she also had been a professor
of marketing and innovation. At the Farmer
School, she succeeds Marc Rubin, who will retire
from the university.
Karen Sedatole is the new interim dean of the
Goizueta Business School at Emory University in
Atlanta, Georgia. Sedatole, the Goizueta Advisory
Board Term Professor of Accounting, was previously
the Russell E. Palmer Endowed Professor of
Accounting at Michigan State University. She has
twice received the American Accounting Association’s
Notable Contributions to Management
Accounting Research Award. Sedatole succeeds
Erika James, who is now dean at the Wharton
School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Beverly Brockman has been appointed Schroeder
Family Dean of the Schroeder Family School of
Business Administration at the University of Evansville
in Indiana. Brockman most recently served at
the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC)
as the George Lester Nation Centennial Professor
of Entrepreneurship. In addition, for the past nine
years, she has served as department head for the
marketing and entrepreneurship department in the
Rollins College of Business at UTC.
Qing Hu is the new dean of the Murray Koppelman
School of Business at Brooklyn College in New York.
He most recently served as senior associate dean
for academic affairs and innovation and as professor of information systems in the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College of The City University
of New York. He has held positions at Iowa State
University and Florida Atlantic University.
Thomas Donley has become the interim dean for the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul
University in Chicago, Illinois. Donley, a professor
of economics, previously served as the associate dean and
special assistant to the dean. He will succeed
Misty Johanson, who will return to the School of
Hospitality Leadership as a senior faculty member
after a year’s leave.
Jennifer Troyer has been appointed dean of the Belk College of Business at the University of
North Carolina in Charlotte. Troyer, interim dean
of the Belk College since October, moved into the
permanent role this summer. She has served at
UNC Charlotte for 20 years in a variety of roles,
including as a jointly appointed faculty member in
the economics and master of health administration
programs, senior associate dean, and interim
dean of the College of Health and Human Services.
Troyer becomes the seventh dean in the college’s
50-year history and its first female dean.
The University of Virginia in Charlottesville has
chosen Nicole Thorne Jenkins as dean of its
McIntire School of Commerce, effective July 1.
Jenkins previously served as vice dean and the
Von Allmen Chaired Professor of Accountancy at
the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of
Business and Economics in Lexington, and she has
been on the faculty at Vanderbilt University and
Washington University in St. Louis. She succeeds
Carl Zeithaml, who joins the faculty as a strategic
Kimberly Killmer Hollister became the new
dean of Montclair State University’s Feliciano
School of Business in New Jersey on June 1.
Hollister, a professor of information and operations
management, first joined the Feliciano School’s
faculty in 1999 and has served as its vice dean since
2015. She succeeds Greg Cant, who assumed the
presidency of Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre,
Pennsylvania, on June 15.
Sevin Yeltekin is the new dean of the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester in
New York. Yeltekin previously was the Rohet Tolani
Distinguished Professor of Economics and the
senior associate dean of education at the Tepper
School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her five-year term begins
on July 1.
After ten years of serving as dean of Pace University’s
Lubin School of Business in New York City, Neil
Braun stepped down at the end of the spring 2020
semester. Braun, a former media executive, will be
returning to work on a startup with former industry
colleagues. He will remain connected to the school
as dean emeritus.
The University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, has
appointed Kenneth Corts as interim dean of the
Rotman School of Management for a 13-month
term that began June 3. Corts is the Marcel Desautels
Chair in Entrepreneurship and professor of economics
analysis and policy at the Rotman School.
He is currently the school’s vice dean of faculty and
research, as well as the academic director of the
Lee-Chin Institute for Corporate Citizenship. Former
dean Tiff Macklem stepped down to become
governor of the Bank of Canada.