IU Northwest Names Business School Dean
Indiana University Northwest has selected the new dean of its School of Business and Economics. Cynthia Roberts, who has served as dean of the College of Business at Purdue University North Central, will begin her new role August 1.
Roberts has had many other roles at Purdue North Central, including chair of the Department of Business and Leadership and director of the MBA program. Mark McPhail, executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at IU Northwest, said Roberts brings "a record of impressive accomplishments in the areas of both teaching and research."
Roberts said she is honored to be chosen for the position.
"IU Northwest, and in particular, the School of Business and Economics, has enjoyed a long history in our region of academic excellence," said Roberts. "I look forward to working with my new colleagues to explore opportunities to make an even greater impact on the lives of our students as well as the social and economic well-being of the region."
Prior to joining Purdue North Central, Roberts spent 10 years as education director for the Northern Indiana Education Foundation.