Iacovou joined Wake Forest in 2001 as a professor of management and has served as dean considering the fact that 2014.
Beneath Iacovou’s leadership, the College of Small business has flourished and enrollment across undergraduate and graduate applications is at an all-time higher. The College has launched sizeable new programs when shifting away from some conventional applications, such as the total-time household MBA. For the duration of his tenure, the University established a master’s program in enterprise analytics, released new on-line diploma programs for doing the job experts, and initiated several non-degree and government education plans. His world attitude and concentrate on inclusion and fairness has formed the School’s direction. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the School’s Tutorial Facilities, throughout a selection of disciplines, which supply the School of Organization with worthwhile industry associations, assumed leadership that positively impacts curriculum, and alternatives for college students to obtain functional working experience.
“Serving as the dean of the Faculty of Company has been a exceptional prospect to shape the foreseeable future of small business instruction and build strategic partnerships with market leaders,” Iacovou explained. “I am grateful to the amazing faculty, staff members, pupils and alumni who have gained the College an worldwide status for excellence.”
He will acquire programming to aid professionals in company and other tutorial parts.
“Charlotte is the suitable location for a Wake Forest University of Specialist Research supplied its industry dimension, advancement and demand for skilled and company schooling. Also the University’s new partnership with Atrium and plans for a new professional medical school department provide an opportune instant for this strategic pursuit,” Iacovou said.
Though acquiring new systems in Charlotte, Wake Forest is also absolutely committed to its specialist programs in Winston-Salem and expects continued excellence and intentional improvement in every method, Wake Forest Provost Rogan Kersh claimed.
Michelle Roehm, who at this time serves as the College of Company Vice Dean, Peter C. Brockway Chair of Strategic Management, and Professor of Promoting, has been appointed interim Dean of the Faculty of Small business.