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Individuals in the industry step up and move on.

Lin ZhouLin Zhou has been appointed to a five-year term as dean of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, succeeding Kalok Chan, the Wei Lun Professor of Finance at the school. Most recently, Zhou was University Chair Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and previously was dean of its Antai College of Economics and Management.


Mark BannisterAfter serving as interim dean, Mark Bannister has been named dean of Boise State University’s College of Business and Economics in Idaho. Previously, he was dean of Fort Hays State University’s Robbins College of Business and Entrepreneurship in Kansas.


Kathryn Jervis has been named the dean of the School of Business at the College of New Jersey in Ewing Township. She currently serves as director of the Graduate Healthcare Management Program and professor of accounting at the University of Rhode Island, where she has also served as the interim dean of the College of Business.


Monica AdyaIn March, Monica Adya becomes the new dean of the Rutgers School of Business–Camden in New Jersey. She will be the first woman to serve as dean of the school. Adya most recently served as chair of the management department at the College of Business Administration at Marquette University.


Jean-Francois Coget has been named the new dean of the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. He is currently associate dean and professor at Orfalea College of Business at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.


In January, Chris Westley was named the permanent dean of Florida Gulf Coast University’s Lutgert College of Business in Fort Myers. Westley came to FGCU as a professor of economics in January 2015, and he had been serving as the school’s interim dean since April 2019, after his predecessor Robert Beatty became dean at the Soules College of Business at the University of Texas in Tyler.


Joseph DanielsIN MEMORIAM: Joseph Daniels, the James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration for Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was struck and killed by a car February 11. Daniels had been acting dean of the College of Business Administration since May 2019; he was announced as dean in January 2020. Previously, he had served as chair of the economics department and co-director of the Center for Applied Economics. Daniels, who was 60 years old, had been a faculty member at Marquette since 1992.

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