Dean chosen for G.R. Herberger College of Business

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Diana Lawson is the new leader of the Herberger College of Business, which has been nationally accredited for 30 years.

Diana LawsonAs dean, Lawson is responsible for a college with more than 3,200 students and 75 faculty members and programs in accounting, business computers and information systems, management, marketing and business law, and finance, insurance and real estate. She also will lead the college’s establishment of new headquarters when the first phase of the renovation of Centennial Hall is completed in January 2007.

For three years Lawson occupied the Harvey Randall Wickes Chair in International Business at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, prior to which she served as associate dean and interim dean of the College of Business, Public Policy and Health at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine, where she also was on the faculty for 13 years. She earned two master’s degrees and a doctorate in marketing and international business at Kent State University in Ohio.

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