Dr. Jin Wang appointed dean of Drury’s Breech School of Business

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., July 6, 2017 — Drury University has selected Dr. Jin Wang as the next Dean of the Breech School of Business Administration. He begins his duties later this summer.

Wang has a B.A. in economics from Zhongshan University in China, an M.A. in economics from Ohio University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Kansas State University. He comes to Drury with extensive experience with curriculum innovation, accreditation, fundraising, and growing enrollments.

Jin Wang

Wang (pronounced “Wong”) most recently served as dean of the College of Business and Economics at the American University in Kuwait. He also served as dean of the Gore School of Business at Westminster College in Utah, where he also was the assistant to the president for international programs. Prior to that, he held administrative and faculty positions at the University of Tampa, Rowan University, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and Eureka College.

He brings extensive experiences in the areas of personnel and budgetary management, curriculum revision and development, academic services, enrollment management, international programs, community engagement, and business program accreditation.

Wang was selected as a Fulbright Scholar by the U.S. State Department in 2003, has held visiting professor positions in China, and was a fellow at Harvard’s Management Development Program in 2005. He has taught both undergraduate and graduate classes and is an active scholar with numerous publications, presentations, and funded grant proposals.

“Dr. Wang is an experienced administrator and a distinguished teacher and scholar,” says Drury provost Dr. Beth Harville. “He is committed to both business education and liberal arts education.”

“I am honored and humbled to have the privilege to serve as dean of Breech School of Business at Drury University,” says Wang. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues at the school and across campus to sustain and elevate academic excellence at Drury.”

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