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headlines SHORT TAKES NEW APPOINTMENTS ■ Idalene "Idie" Kesner has been named dean of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington. Kesner, who becomes the first woman to lead the school, has served as interim dean since October 2012. Previously, she was associate dean of faculty and research and the Frank P. Popoff Chair of Strategic Management. ■ In March, Young S. Park took his new post as dean of Sogang Business School in Seoul, South Korea. He previously served as associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs. Park succeeds Jae Hyung Min, who has resumed his role as senior faculty member. ■ G. "Anand" Anandalingam has been appointed dean and professor of management science at the Imperial College Business School in London. He succeeds Dorothy Griffiths, who has served as dean of the school since February 2012, following David Begg's retirement. Currently dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, Anandalingam will take up his role at Imperial on August 1. ■ Kenneth A. Kavajecz is the new dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Man- 12 July/August 2013 BizEd agement at Syracuse University in New York. He was most recently chairman of the department of finance and a professor of finance at the Wisconsin Business School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kavajecz replaces retiring Melvin Stith. ■ Amy B. Hietapelto has been named the new dean of the Labovitz School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth as of July 1. Hietapelto most recently served as dean of the College of Business and Management at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. ■ On July 1, Wm. Gerard (Gerry) Sanders takes up his new post as dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business. He was most recently professor of strategic management at Rice University in Houston. Sanders will be the first to also hold the Bodenstedt Chair for the Dean of Business. Sanders succeeds Lynda de la Viña. ■ Donald E. Gibson has been named dean of the Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University in Connecticut. He has been the school's interim dean for nearly two years and a faculty member for 12 years. ■ M. Eric Johnson is the new dean of Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a former associate professor at Vanderbilt and current associate dean at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. ■ Joseph B. Mazzola has been named dean and Monte Ahuja Endowed Chair at the Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Mazzola joins CSU from the Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. There he was the Belk Distinguished Professor of Business; he had previously served as dean of the school from 2008 to 2011. ■ David Spalding has been appointed the next Raisbeck Endowed Dean of the College of Business at Iowa State University in Ames. Spalding, who is senior vice president and senior adviser to Dartmouth College's interim president, will begin his new role on August 1. ■ Mary Gowan is the new dean for James Madison University's College of Business in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Gowan, an expert in human resources management, is the former dean and professor of management at the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University. She assumes her new post July 1. ■ Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago has named Michael Bedell acting dean of the College of Business and Management, effective July 1. Previously, Bedell served as associate dean at NEIU and MBA director and accreditation lead at California State University in Bakersfield. ■ James W. Dean Jr. has been appointed the next executive vice chancellor and provost for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been dean of the university's Kenan-Flagler Business School since 2008, and he is also a professor of organizational behavior and a Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Scholar. He begins his new position July 1. ■ AACSB International has named Richard E. Sorensen as Special Advisor to the President and CEO for Emerging Economies. Sorensen, who is retiring as dean of the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, begins his duties July 1. In his new role, Sorensen will focus on under-

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