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AACSB International announces accreditation
April 7, 2009

PULLMAN – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International announced today that the WSU College of Business has successfully maintained their accreditation standing at the baccalaureate, master and doctoral levels. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business schools. Today, there are 567 business schools in 33 countries that maintain AACSB accreditation. Similarly, 171 institutions, … » More …

College of Business holds golf classic May 9
April 23, 2008

PULLMAN – The College of Business at WSU is gearing up for the 2008 Cougar Golf Classic, to be held on Friday, May 9 with a shotgun start at 1:45 p.m. This is the second time the college has hosted the tournament, to be held at the Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora, Oregon ( The event is sponsored by, Resources Global, Kim’s Embroidery, Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts, McCord’s Vancouver Toyota, and Papa Murphy’s.

The event will include 18 holes of golf with prizes for top finishing teams and individual contests, a brief “state of the college” address from Dean Eric Spangenberg, … » More …

Dean posts vacant no longer
August 19, 2005

Business and Economics• Eric Spangenberg is dean of the College of Business and Economics, and David Whidbee, associate professor of finance, is associate dean for faculty affairs and research in the college. Spangenberg had 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, recently was named president of the Washington State University Foundation and vice president for university development.Pharmacy• James P. Kehrer, director of the Center for Molecular and Cellular Toxicology and Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Professor of Toxicology at the University of Texas at Austin, has … » More …

Business college names new senior associate dean
April 12, 2005

Eric Spangenberg, professor of marketing at Washington State University, has been promoted to the position of senior associate dean of the College of Business and Economics.Spangenberg has served as associate dean for faculty affairs and research since 2002. In his new position, he is charged by CBE Dean Len Jessup with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the college and making executive decisions in Jessup’s absence. The dean is serving as the interim president of the WSU Foundation while a search to fill that position is underway.”Eric has made a tremendous impact on the college by leading the faculty and lending his expertise to several of … » More …