Business and Economics names new college dean

PULLMAN — Eric Spangenberg has accepted the post of Dean of the College of Business and Economics.  He served as associate dean for faculty affairs and research since 2002 and most recently as senior associate dean of the College.  Len Jessup, former dean, was recently named president of the Washington State University Foundation and vice […]

Len Jessup appointed as president of Foundation

PULLMAN — Len Jessup, who was named acting president of the Washington State University Foundation and acting vice president for university development in March, has been appointed to those roles on a permanent basis.WSU President V. Lane Rawlins made the announcement Friday (May 27) at the foundation’s spring board meeting in Walla Walla.“We are very […]

Critical mass re-established

Mergers. They happen frequently in the business world. Just open a newspaper and read the headlines. But, in academia the wheels turn substantially slower and change is not as quickly embraced. Even faculty members in Washington State University’s newly formed School of Economic Sciences (SES) would say amen to that. The school officially was formed […]

Len Jessup named acting president of foundation

Len Jessup, who has served as dean of the College of Business and Economics at Washington State University since July 2002, has been named acting president of the WSU Foundation and acting vice president for university development.Jessup will take over for Richard Frisch, who announced last month that he would be leaving the foundation to […]

A role model retires

Carolyn Clark’s career has been marked from the beginning by leadership and risk taking. Graduating from a rural high school where 20 percent of the students went on to college, she headed to an Ivy League school. Then, out of 300 students in her Ph.D. program, she was one of only three women in a […]

Nordstrom will address Seattle business breakfast

Blake Nordstrom, president of Nordstrom, Inc., will be the guest speaker at the WSU Power Breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and Towers. The breakfast series is presented by the College of Business and Economics.Nordstrom was founded as a Seattle shoe store by John W. Nordstrom in 1901 with his […]

White-collar crime target of symposium

The inaugural White Collar Crime Symposium, and other daylong events, will take place April 25 at Washington State University. Each forum will have a panel of professionals who will offer their insights on this topic. The symposium happens 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Todd Hall, Room 133. The panelists are Joseph Dervaes, audit manager […]

Four finalists named in search for business, economics dean

Four candidates, vying for dean of the College of Business and Economics, have been named finalists. They are: • Kenneth Evans, associate dean and professor of marketing, University of Missouri Columbia. • Ali Malekzadeh, dean/professor of strategic management, Herberger College of Business, St. Cloud State University. • Thomas Gutteridge, dean/professor of management, School of Business […]