AJCU Business Dean Conference Program

    OCTOBER 12-14, 2014    

The University of Scranton

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

BRENNAN HALL 509- The Rose Room
5:00 pm.          Registration and Welcome Reception

6:00 pm.          Dinner:  Brief Q & A with Kania School faculty members on their experiences with DBA programs.

Monday, October 13th, 2014

BRENNAN HALL 509- The Rose Room

7:30-8:00 a.m.   Registration and Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am.   Welcome, Introductions, Announcements.

8:30-9:45 am.   A Digital Strategy for Today’s Higher Education Landscape: New Students, New Strategy, New Opportunities: Tracy Chapman, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Executive Director, Center for

Academic Innovation, Creighton University.

9:45-10:00 am.  BREAK (Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Scranton)

10:00-11:15 am.  The Business Programs Market: A Survey of Opportunities:  Britt Nichols-Executive Director of Partnership Operations, Melissa Bouton-Associate Partnership Director, Lauren Wright-Associate Director of Academic Services, David Capranos-Industry Research and Trends Analyst, WILEY EDUCATION SERVICES.

11:15-12:00 pm.  Joint Program Sharing Models: Karen Schuele, Ph.D., Dean, Boler School of Business, John Carroll University.

12:15-1:15 pm.  LUNCH (Sponsored by Kania School of Management, The University of Scranton.)

1:15-1:45 pm.  Arrupe Program for Social Ethics in Business/Woodstock Business Conference:  John Fontana, MS, Director.

1:45-2:15 pm.  Jesuit Case Institute:  James Joseph, MPA, Dean, Madden College of Business, LeMoyne College, Norm Faiola, Ph.D., Director, Ginette Azcona, MPA, Associate Director, Dan Orne, Ph.D, Chair, Advising Board for the Global Jesuit Case Series.

2:15-2:45 pm.  Jesuit African Initiative:  Michael O. Mensah, Ph.D., Dean, Kania School of Management, University of Scranton.

2:45-3:00 pm. BREAK (Sponsored by Panuska College of Professional Studies, The University of Scranton)

3:00-4:00 pm. Joint DBA Program update and discussion: Anthony Hendrickson, Ph.D. Dean, Heider College of Business, Creighton University.

4:00-4:45 pm.  Modern Security Analysis:  Fernando Diz, Ph.D., M.J.Whitman Endowed Chair for Finance, Syracuse University.

6:00 pm. DINNER at Settler’s Inn, Hawley.  Featured Speaker:  Mr. James Peters, MBA, Kania School Advisory Board Member and CEO, Geisinger Medical Management Corporation (Dinner Sponsored by Wiley Education Services).

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014.

BRENNAN HALL 509: The Rose Room

8:00 am.  BREAKFAST

8:30-9:00 am.  Report from the Treasurer and discussion of Financial Position.

9:00-9:45 am.  AACSB Board Update: Michael O. Mensah, Ph.D., Report compiled by Karyl Leggio, Ph.D, Professor of Finance Loyola University Maryland, AACSB Board Member.

9:45-10:30 am.  2013 Standards/Strategies on Impact of Scholarships:  Joseph DiAngelo, Ed.D., Dean, Haub School of Business, St. Joseph’s University.     

10:30 am. BREAK (Sponsored by The Weinberg Memorial Library, The University of Scranton)

10:45-11:15 am.  Benchmarking Data Sharing Project Discussion/ Graduate Program Administration Discussion.

11:15- 12:00 pm.   Future Meetings/ Resolution on Retiring Members.

12:00- 1:00 pm.  Exeunt:  Lunch Boxes Available