College of Business

College of Business Committees

Committee on Curriculum and Assurance of Learning (C2AoL)

This committee's charge is to develop, lead, and manage the process to assess student achievements of program learning outcomes; enhance faculty understanding of, and participation in, assurance of learning; and assure that assessment process is understood and the assessment cycle is completed and documented for programs and degrees according to WSCUC and AACSB standards and guidelines. The goal of this committee is to make the assurance of learning process a faculty-led and faculty-driven process integrated into the culture of the college.

Membership for AY 2022-23

Name Title Role
Leslie Boni, Ph.D. Business Department Chair & Professor of Finance Co-Chair
Christina Zhang, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Finance Co-Chair
Elizabeth Adair, Ph.D Assistant Professor of Management Member
Caleb Bernacchio, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Management Member
Nicolas Dahan, Ph.D. Professor of Management; Director of MBA Program Member
Dante Di Gregorio, Ph.D. Professor of Entrepreneurship Member
Scott Fausti, Ph.D. Professor of Agribusiness and Operations Management Member
Angel González, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Sustainable Hospitality Management Member
Babita Gupta, Ph.D. Professor of Information Systems; Director of AACSB Accreditation Member
Susan Harker, M.B.A. Associate Director of MBA Program Member
Shaowen Hua, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Accounting Member
Jennifer Kuan  Assistant Professor of Management Member
Mary Anne Majadillas, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Finance Member
Karlee Posteher, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Management Member
Joel Ryman, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management Member
Sumadhur Shakya, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Agribusiness and Operations Management Member
Marylou Shockley, Ph.D. Interim Dean Ex-Officio
Paige Viren, Ph.D. Executive Director of Sustainable Hospitality Management Program Member
Heiko Wieland, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Marketing Member

Updated 2/13/23

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Strategic Planning and Accreditation (SPAC)

This committee's charge is to advise the Dean on COB’s strategic management issues, faculty development issues and curriculum matters; Oversee the development of the College’s vision, mission, strategic plan, and core values or guiding principles; Review periodically the implementation and outcomes of the Strategic Plan and recommend adjustments as necessary; Oversee efforts and recommend plans to achieve and maintain accreditation; Develop and revise faculty qualification definitions; Develop faculty funding priorities, policy, and processes; Initiate efforts to improve our programmatic and curricular offerings and their delivery; Represent COB-wide faculty’s perspectives on programmatic and curricular issues and their impact on accreditation; Develop policy and procedures for reviewing program and curriculum proposals; and Review and evaluate all degree-granting program/curriculum initiatives, faculty development initiatives and revisions.

Membership for AY 2022-23 

Name Title Role
Marylou Shockley, Ph.D. Interim Dean Co-Chair
Babita Gupta, Ph.D. Director of AACSB Accreditation & Professor of Information Systems Co-Chair
Jennifer Andrew, B.S. Staff - Marketing Specialist & AACSB Analyst Member
Leslie Boni, Ph.D. Business Department Chair & Professor of Finance Member
Nicolas Dahan, Ph.D. Professor of Management; Director of MBA Program Member
Angel González, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Sustainable Hospitality Management Member
Susan Harker, M.B.A. Associate Director of MBA Program & Leader of Diamond Key Professional Development Program Member
Jennifer Kuan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Management & Deputy Director of the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED) Member
Sumadhur Shakya, Ph. D Associate Professor of Agribusiness and Operations Management Member
Shwadhin Sharma, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Information Systems & College of Business Data Fellow Member
Paige Viren, Ph.D. Executive Director of Sustainable Hospitality Management Program Member
Heiko Wieland, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Marketing Member
Christina Zhang, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Finance Member

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