Three finalists for College of Business dean to visit campus Feb. 22-29
Three candidates for the dean of Montana State University’s College of Business will interview on campus Feb. 22-29. Each candidate will meet with faculty and students as well as give a public presentation with time for questions.
The finalists and the dates of the campus visits follow with the specific time and location of their public presentation. All public presentations will be in the Procrastinator Theater of MSU’s Strand Union Building and will be followed by a reception.
Penne Ainsworth, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CIA
Associate Dean, College of Business
University of Wyoming
Public presentation, Thursday, Feb. 23, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Kregg Aytes, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Business
Idaho State University
Public presentation, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Howard L. Smith, Ph.D.
Boise State University
Public presentation, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
For more information on each of these candidates, please read the MSU News release.
“These three candidates were chose from a national pool of more than 50 applicants,” said MSU Provost Martha Potvin. “There is a great deal of excitement around our college of business these days and that was reflected in the quality of the candidates we had to select from.”
The dean search committee hopes to have completed the search by mid-March with a new dean starting by July 1.
The dean position came open last spring, when Dan Moshavi left the position to become dean of the School of Business and Leadership at Dominican University of California in San Rafael. Susan Dana, who did not apply for the permanent position, has been serving as interim dean.