Eller College Dean Appointed to National Business School Accreditation Committee
Aug. 25, 2014
Len Jessup, dean of the Eller College, has been appointed to the Continuous Improvement Review Committee of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Tucson, Ariz. – August 25, 2014 – Len Jessup, dean of the Eller College, has been appointed to the Continuous Improvement Review Committee of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Founded in 1916, AACSB currently accredits 711 collegiate business schools across 47 countries and territories. The organization also maintains a membership of more than 1,450 educational institutions and businesses across 89 countries and territories, and is governed by an international board of directors.
Jessup is one of 17 leaders worldwide to serve on the accreditation review committee for 2014-2015.
He also recently joined the advisory council of the AACSB’s industry magazine, BizEd, where he will serve a three-year term. In September, Jessup will speak on strategic management and financial strategy at the annual AACSB accreditation conference in Baltimore. Last year, 650 participants representing 31 countries were in attendance.
Jessup has been active in the AACSB as dean of the Eller College. His past presentations at AACSB conferences include the changing business model for higher education, which he delivered in Chicago and Copenhagen last year. He also regularly serves on accreditation review panels for peer schools.