Linda A. Livingstone, the newly announced dean of The George Washington University School of Business, began her one-year tenure as chair of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. President and Chief Executive Officer, John Fernandes has praised Livingstone stating, “Her steady hand, keen focus and welcoming demeanor will help AACSB’s diverse, global membership achieve common ground and mutual gains.”
According to a press release from AACSB,
“Livingstone’s volunteer work with AACSB has spanned more than ten years. She was elected to the AACSB board in 2009 as a member, and as vice chair-chair elect in 2013. Over the years, Livingstone has provided great direction to the future of management education by serving as chair and/or member of more than 16 different task forces, working groups or committees including, the Impact of Business Schools Task Force, the PhD Bridge Program Task Force, the Doctoral Faculty Shortage Working Group, the Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality, the Committee on Issues in Management Education (CIME), the Special Committee on Global Accreditation Strategy, and the AACSB 2020 Committee.
In addition, Dr. Livingstone has played an active role in the AACSB Accreditation process by serving as chair and/or member of several peer review teams and accreditation committees. She is a prominent speaker, and has presented at more than 25 AACSB conferences around the world. Livingstone has also served as chair and/or member of several peer developed working groups including, the Women Administrators in Management Education Affinity Group and the Principles for Responsible Management Education Affinity Group.”
GBSN would like to congratulate Dr. Livingstone on her recent achievements. We look forward to seeing her leadership in action as both Dean of our member institution, The George Washington University School of Business, and as the Chair of AACSB. >>Click to view the original AACSB press release