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New Dean Appointment for the School of Management



Dr Scott D JohnsonProvost Voland is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott D. Johnson as Dean of the School of Management at the University of Michigan-Flint, effective July 1, 2013.  With Dr. Johnson’s extensive background, Provost Voland is confident he will quickly become a valuable and integral member of the University of Michigan-Flint academic leadership team and also play an important role in expanding collaborations with the local and regional communities while leading the School forward. 

Dr. Johnson served as Dean and Professor of Marketing, College of Business, at Illinois State University since 2009.  Previously, he served as the Dean and Professor of Marketing, College of Business, at Minnesota State University from 2002 through 2009; as Chair of the Department of Marketing and Professor of Marketing; and as Marketing Discipline Lead and Associate Professor of Marketing, College of Business and Public Administration, at the University of Louisville, from 1998-2002 and 1997-1998, respectively. 

Dr. Johnson earned his B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Minnesota, with a one-year study abroad experience at the University of Göttingen, Germany.  He completed his education by earning his Ph.D. at Michigan State University.

Dr. Johnson’s research is extensive with over a dozen refereed journal articles, two book chapters, one book review, four business/trade publications, and one video release complemented with many academic journal editorial comments, conference proceedings, and almost 50 presentations.

Some of Dr. Johnson’s dean experience and accomplishments include guiding two successful AACSB Maintenance and Accreditation reviews; having a track record of being a successful fundraiser; having lead highly acclaimed programs in accounting, insurance, and professional sales; and having been instrumental in building and expanding six centers and institutes in entrepreneurship, insurance, international business, organizational leadership, professional sales, and small business.