Winona State University announces the appointment of Hamid Akbari to the position of Dean of the College of Business.
Hamid Akbari most recently served as executive director of development and community affairs & Audrey Reynolds Distinguished Teaching Professor of Management in the College of Business and Management at Northeastern Illinois University.
He has teaching experience at four universities including Ohio State University.
Akbari earned his Ph.D. in business administration from Ohio State University
He will assume the position of WSU dean effective June 1st, 2014.
The WSU College of Business enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduate students.
The college has 41 full-time professors and offers seven undergraduate majors and ten undergraduate minors.