Professor Deborah Gaspard Becomes the First Woman of Color to Chair the ACBSP Board of Directors

Gaspard’s election was first announced at the Council’s annual Business Meeting & Town Hall Forum, held June 26 during ACBSP Conference 2021 in Miami, Fla. Gaspard will serve a one-year term. Deborah Gaspard, a faculty member and director of the Marketing and Entrepreneurship programs at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska, has assumed the office … More Professor Deborah Gaspard Becomes the First Woman of Color to Chair the ACBSP Board of Directors

Clarissa Cota Among the 2021-22 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellows

The College Excellence Program is proud to introduce the 2021-2022 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellows, who were selected through a rigorous process that considered their abilities to take strategic risks, lead strong teams, cultivate partnerships, commitment to equity and focus on results-oriented improvements in student access and success. Heather Bigard Lake-Sumter State CollegeLeesburg, Florida Cedric Bradley … More Clarissa Cota Among the 2021-22 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellows

Dr. Aaron Baute Named Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette Chancellor

Ivy Tech Community College has named Dr. Aaron Baute as its next Lafayette campus chancellor, effective August 2, 2021. Current chancellor Dr. David Bathe announced his retirement after serving 22 years with the College. “Dr. Baute defines a well-rounded and well-prepared leader for Ivy Tech’s Lafayette campus. Born and raised in Lafayette, an esteemed career … More Dr. Aaron Baute Named Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette Chancellor

Northcentral University’s Master’s in Accounting Accredited by ACBSP through 2027

Northcentral University, a nonprofit, online, graduate-focused university, is pleased to announce that its Master of Science in Accounting program has obtained Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation through 2027. “Accreditation means our program content meets ACBSP’s high standards for curriculum, learning outcomes and program assessment,” said Dr. Marie Bakari, who led the … More Northcentral University’s Master’s in Accounting Accredited by ACBSP through 2027

Presenters from Region 1 Win the 2021 International Best of Regions Excellence Award

Congratulations to the 2021 International Best of Regions Excellence Award Recipients: Radhika Jha from Metropolitan College of New York and Mallika Kumar from Sri Ram College of Commerce (ACBSP Region 1) for their presentation, titled: Role of Experiential Learning at Business Schools in Developing Entrepreneurship and Future Business Leaders. Jha and Kumar first won the … More Presenters from Region 1 Win the 2021 International Best of Regions Excellence Award

Congratulations to the Accreditation Class of 2020-21

These 28 colleges and universities from 10 countries achieved accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation in one of the most challenging years in our history. We recognize the following Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Schools that are the first in their state or country to achieve ACBSP accreditation of their business programs: Elizabethtown College (Pennsylvania); Harding University (Arkansas); EU … More Congratulations to the Accreditation Class of 2020-21

Dr. Trina Lynch-Jackson Receives the 2021 Chair’s Award

Congratulations to our 2021 ACBSP Chair’s Award recipient, Dr. Trina Lynch-Jackson, Associate Director and Department Chair, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana – Northwest “This past year, Dr. Lynch-Jackson was called upon to extend her service to ACBSP as Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Task Force. In this capacity Dr. Lynch-Jackson continued her … More Dr. Trina Lynch-Jackson Receives the 2021 Chair’s Award

Purdue Global Adds IT Micro-Credentials

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University Global is launching four graduate-level micro-credentials in information technology fields. The university says the micro-credentials can fulfill Purdue Global programs’ elective slots, become a specialization or be added to support students’ completed degrees. The micro-credentials include Amazon web services cloud technologies, secure software development and quality assurance, cybersecurity core concepts, and IT core … More Purdue Global Adds IT Micro-Credentials

Marymount University Partners with Netflix and 2U for Tech Boot Camps

Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, is teaming up with Netflix and the educational technology company 2U to offer fully online tech boot camps for its undergraduate students. The program will feature three boot camps for credit in data science, Java engineering and UX/UI (user-interface design). Netflix, the streaming entertainment giant, and 2U, which contracts with … More Marymount University Partners with Netflix and 2U for Tech Boot Camps

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Business Division to Have New Leadership

ALVA, Okla. — Garret Lahr has been named the division of business chair for Northwestern Oklahoma State University, replacing Dr. John Stockmyer, professor of business, who will remain on the faculty. “I am excited about working with Garret,” said Dr. Bo Hannaford, NWOSU executive vice president. “He will bring some new ideas to the table … More Northwestern Oklahoma State University Business Division to Have New Leadership