Wayne State University names dean for School of Business AdministrationMarch 26, 2008
DETROIT-Wayne State University has announced the appointment of David L. Williams, a veteran teacher, researcher and administrator, as dean of its School of Business Administration, effective April 1, 2008. He has served as interim dean since September. The appointment was announced by Nancy S. Barrett, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
A resident of Rochester Hills, Williams has served Wayne State University for 35 years. An award-winning teacher and accomplished researcher, Williams has published more than sixty articles and papers in the areas of marketing research, media planning and consumer behavior. He previously acted as interim dean of the School of Business Administration from 1995 to 1997, and has also functioned as associate dean and interim chair of the school's Department of Marketing.
"We are pleased to place the leadership of the university's business school into the capable hands of David Williams," Barrett said. "Dean Williams' more than three decades of experience at the university coupled with a vision for the future makes for a winning combination that will carry the School of Business to the next level as a leader in business education."
Williams holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and master's and doctoral degrees from Wayne State.
Wayne State University is a premier research institution of higher education offering more than 350 academic degree programs through 11 schools and colleges to more than 33,000 students in metropolitan Detroit.
The School of Business Administration at Wayne State University has graduated more than 30,000 business and community professionals since its founding in 1946 and continues to provide quality business education in metropolitan Detroit through AACSB accredited business degree programs.
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