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Albert to become SBAA president

Dr. Bob AlbertMorehead State University’s Dr. Robert Albert, dean of the College of Business and Technology, will become president for the Southern Business Administration Association (SBAA).

Albert joined the SBAA board in 2013, served as the vice president for membership during 2015 and 2016, then as the vice president for programs for 2017. His one-year term as the association’s president will begin Jan. 1.

The SBAA is the regional association of collegiate business schools at universities throughout the Southern U.S. with nearly 150 member institutions. SBAA Summer Workshops and Annual Meetings attract a diverse array of business school leaders not only from its service region, but from across the country.

The mission of SBAA is to improve management education by providing networking opportunities for business educators, showcasing best practices, promoting innovation in teaching and scholarship, and encouraging leadership in the management of educational programs.

Albert joined MSU’s faculty in 1995 to teach courses in finance. He served as interim dean for one year before being named dean of the College of Business in July 1999.

An MSU graduate, he earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1984 and a Master of Business Administration degree in 1985. He completed his Ph.D. degree in finance from the University of Cincinnati in 1992.

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