Dean, College of Business                

Purdue University Northwest invites nominations and applications for a visionary leader to serve as its next Dean of the College of Business. The university seeks individuals who are committed to curricular and experiential components of business education, fostering a multidisciplinary approach to program development, and forging partnerships with the community. The Dean reports to the Provost and provides strategic leadership for the college.

The College of Business is dedicated to influencing the lives of its students with experiential learning activities instilling in them critical thinking skills, an understanding of business functions, and an ethical, inclusive, and global mindset. The college embraces professional development experiences for its faculty, including the ability to provide service and produce relevant scholarly work that impacts the classroom, the surrounding community, the business world, and disciplinary professions.

For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, and details on the nomination and application process, please visit:

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to assure the fullest consideration, candidates are encouraged to have complete applications submitted to the search firm assisting the university by December 13, 2018. Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the university at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner

Gretchen Hoffman, Senior Associate

7500 Rialto Blvd.

Building 1, Suite 250

Austin, TX 78735

(737) 207-0568

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