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Young appointed interim dean of College of Business

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June 13, 2012

Dr. Dale Young has been appointed interim dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business at Georgia College.

Dale YoungDale YoungYoung will serve as interim dean while the dean, Dr. Matthew Liao-Troth, serves as interim provost during a national search to replace resigning Provost Sandra Jordan.

"Dr. Young is highly qualified to serve as dean while I am on assignment in the provost's office,” Liao-Troth said. “His prior service as interim dean and his expertise in business school leadership will serve our students, alumni and faculty very well."

Young previously served two years as interim dean prior to Liao-Troth’s arrival July 2010.

“We have a dedicated team of faculty and staff members in the College of Business,” Young said. “This next year is a great opportunity for all of us. We will continue our focus on student professional development as we execute our strategic plan.”

The college’s key initiatives for the coming year include incorporation of a graduate supply chain program, review of the Bachelor of Business Administration common core and an expansion of undergraduate mentoring staffed by several of the college’s executive partners, Young said.

Young has been at Georgia College since 2002. He has served as associate dean in the College of Business for five years.

During his term as associate dean, he has twice completed successful maintenance of accreditation cycles with The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the world’s premier accreditor of business schools.

Prior to Georgia College, Young served 12 years as a faculty member at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He earned his doctorate at The University of Georgia.

ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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