December 3, 2018 | By Wisconsin School of Business | Back to press releases

The Wisconsin School of Business dean search and screen committee has named two finalists, after presenting its recommendations to University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf.

The 17-member search and screen committee, chaired by Mark Covaleski, professor of accounting and information systems, selected:

  • Sridhar Balasubramanian, Professor of Marketing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan – Flagler Business School
  • Vallabh Sambamurthy, Eli Broad Professor and Associate Dean, Outreach and Engagement, Eli Broad College of Business, The Michigan State University

Founded in 1900, the school established one of the first five business programs in the nation. The dean serves as the chief academic and executive officer, with responsibility for faculty and staff development, personnel oversight, fundraising, budget planning and management, curriculum, and student academic affairs.

The school, with a budget of approximately $70 million, comprises approximately 80 tenured and tenure track faculty, 220 professional staff, and 40 university staff. WSB offers degrees in the major fields of business, as well as executive and continuing education programs.

Finalist Presentations

Video recordings of the presentations will be posted after each session on the Dean search page. To provide feedback on one or more of the candidates, please complete this online feedback form no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18.

Sridhar Balasubramanian

Wednesday, December 12, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Plenary Room

Sridhar Balasubramanian, Professor of Marketing, Kenan – Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (View CV)

 

 

 

Vallabh SambamurthyMonday, December 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Plenary Room

Vallabh Sambamurthy, Eli Broad Professor and Associate Dean, Outreach and Engagement, Eli Broad College of Business, The Michigan State University (View CV)

Job Description

View the complete position description.

Search and Screen Committee Members
  • Joanie Bonazza – Dean’s Office, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Mark A. Covaleski – Accounting and Information Systems, Wisconsin School of Business (chair)
  • Amber Epp – Marketing, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Mark Fedenia – Finance, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Martin Ganco – Management & Human Resources, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Andra Ghent – Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Joseph Halaas – International Programs, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Tammy Herbst-Koel – Economics, College of Letters & Science
  • Deborah Keller – Retired CEO, Covance, WARF Board of Trustees
  • Anders Larsen – Student representative
  • Paul Shain – President and CEO, Singlewire Software
  • Soyeon Shim – Dean, School of Human Ecology
  • Justin Sydnor – Actuarial Sciences & Risk Management, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Terry Warfield – Accounting and Information Systems, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Ken West – Economics, College of Letters & Science
  • Susan Yackee – LaFollette School of Public Affairs, College of Letters and Science
  • Jenny Yuan – Financial Management Office, Wisconsin School of Business

For questions, please contact Carole Kolb at carole.kolb@wisc.edu.


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