Date: September 28, 2007
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PNC Names Alan G. Krabbenhoft Dean of the College of Business
Dr. Alan G. Krabbenhoft
Dean of the College of Business
Purdue North Central
Faculty Scholar in Business
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WESTVILLE – The Purdue University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Dr. Alan G. Krabbenhoft as Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Business at Purdue University North Central. He was selected for the appointment after a national recruitment search. Dr. Krabbenhoft’s appointment includes serving as the PNC Teddy Jacobi Faculty Scholar in Business.
“I am pleased to announce that Dr. Krabbenhoft has joined us at Purdue North Central,” said PNC Chancellor James B. Dworkin. “He has a tremendous background as an educator and as a university administrator. Purdue North Central is a growing University and Dr. Krabbenhoft is in a key position to help PNC move forward as we continue to serve the needs of our students and our surrounding communities.”
As Dean of the College of Business, Krabbenhoft will lead the activities of the Department of Business, the Department of Organizational Leadership and Supervision and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.
Krabbenhoft comes to PNC from the Walter E. Heller College of Business Administration (WEHCBA) at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Ill., where he most recently served as Associate Dean and Program Chair of the Master of Science in International Business program.
His responsibilities included working with matters that included budgeting, operations, strategic planning, course scheduling, staffing, and accreditation. He also oversaw the WEHCBA operations at the Roosevelt University’s campus in Schaumburg, Illinois. Krabbenhoft developed and managed all aspects of WEHCBA’s ongoing relationship between Roosevelt University and Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England. As part of this relationship Dr. Krabbenhoft has led more than 80 students abroad to England and facilitated several faculty exchanges between the two schools.
In addition to his extensive administrative experience, Krabbenhoft has an excellent record as a professor and maintains a strong research record. He has authored and co-authored a number of articles and chapters that have been published in a number of books and professional publications. Krabbenhoft has been a featured presenter at meetings and conferences throughout the nation. He has also earned a number of grants to support various initiatives.
His awards include the WEHCBA Roosevelt University Outstanding Leadership Award and the “In Praise of Teaching and Learning Award” for his work in the classroom. Krabbenhoft’s past and present memberships and affiliations include the American Economic Association; Academy of Management; Midwest Academy of Management; Midwest Business Administration Association; Treasury Management Association of Chicago (Scholarship Committee) and the Financial Executives Institute.
Krabbenhoft earned his Ph.D. and his master’s degree, both in Economics, from Wayne State University in Detroit and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Moorhead State University, (now Minnesota State University Moorhead) in Moorhead, Minnesota.