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Pepperdine's Dean Linda A. Livingstone Elected to AACSB International Board of Directors
Linda A. Livingstone, dean of the Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management, has been elected to the Board of Directors of AACSB International, the premier association that accredits business schools. Livingstone will serve a three-year term, effective July 1, 2009, and be among 10 prominent management education and business professionals appointed to the board for 2009-2010.
"I am honored to contribute to AACSB's policy governance as a board member and to have been chosen to serve our peers, our students, and our community in a role that helps us all advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation and thought leadership," Livingstone says.
AACSB International is an association of more than 1,100 educational institutions, businesses and other organizations in 70 countries. It serves as the premier accrediting body for institutions offering undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
Livingstone has served as the first woman dean of Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management since 2002. She oversaw a $200 million expansion of the business school's regional campuses, increased the school's international partnerships to 30 business schools around the world, and led the school to membership in the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and as a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Management Education.
Livingstone serves on the Board of Directors of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), is a member of the Impact of Business Schools Task Force for AACSB International, and is a member of Young President’s Organization (YPO). She received her B.S., M.B.A., and Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University.
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