The University has been engaged in a search for Dean of the College of Business. Over the next two weeks four finalists will be visiting our campus. Their visit will include a presentation that will be open to faculty and staff to attend.
Below you will find a brief bio of each candidate and the details of their scheduled presentation. Also attached you will find their CVs.
We hope that you will attend and provide your input for this important search.
Thank you from the Dean Search Committee.
Dr. Jorge Villegas
Dr. Jorge Villegas currently serves as Chair in the Business Administration Department at the University of Illinois-Springfield. In this role, his responsibilities include overseeing Bachelor of Business Administration concentrations: Comprehensive, Marketing, Sport Management, Finance, as well as Economics and the Master of Business Administration. Dr. Villegas received the Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and MBA degrees from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico (ITESM), and the Ph. D. in Advertising from University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Villegas will interview on campus on April 20 and will give a presentation that is open to the campus in Lecture Hall B14 from 10:40-11:10am.
Dr. Charles Moses
Dr. Charles Moses currently serves as Interim Dean of the Austin Peay University College of Business. Prior to serving in this role, he served from 2005-2016 as Dean of the School of Business and faculty member at Clark Atlanta University. He has broad international experience as consultant, Fulbright Scholar and academic leader. Dr. Moses received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Howard University, MBA in Management from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College (City University of New York), and Doctor of Management from Case Western Reserve.
Dr. Moses will interview on campus on April 24 and will give a presentation that is open to the campus in Lecture Hall B14 from 10:40-11:10am.
Dr. J. Michael Weber
Dr. J. Michael Weber currently serves as Associate Dean of the Stetson School of Business, Mercer University-Atlanta. He was the Founding Director of the Center for Executive Education. His responsibilities include academic program management, faculty and student recruitment, accreditation and assessment as well as budget oversight and management. Dr. Weber received a Bachelor of Science in Tourism from the University of Florida, MBA in Marketing from the University of West Florida and Ph.D. in Business from Louisiana State University.
Dr. Weber will interview on campus on April 26 and will give a presentation that is open to the campus in University Center-260 from 10:40-11:10am.
Dr. Jacob M. Chacko
Dr. Jacob M. Chaco currently serves as Dean of the College of Business at Abu Dhabi University. He led successful initial AACSB accreditation and the business school became the first in the Middle East to receive EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development. Dr. Chacko received a Bachelor of Commerce from Gogte College of Commerce, Belgaum, BBA and MBA degrees from United States International University, Nairobi and Doctor of Business Administration from the Marshall Goldsmith School of Management at United States International University, San Diego.
Dr. Chacko will interview on campus on April 27 and will give a presentation that is open to the campus in University Center-260 from 10:40-11:10am.