Comings & Goings

From the Fall 2011 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Warm Welcomes

Cheryl Chunn has been named Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations. She previously worked as Director of Development, Departmental Programs, for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Mark Cohen, Professor of Management and Law, has rejoined the Owen School following a leave of absence as Vice President for Research at Resources for the Future, a noted environmental think tank in Washington, D.C.

Brian McCann, MBA’04, Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, has become a permanent, full-time faculty member.

Fond Farewells

Bob Blanning, Professor of Information Technology, Emeritus, was among 16 retiring Vanderbilt faculty members honored during Commencement May 13.

Tricia Carswell, Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations, has stepped down to become Executive Director of Principal Gifts at her alma mater, Furman University.

Jon Lehman, Associate Dean of Students, has stepped down to become CEO of PAX Scientific, an engineering research and product design firm, but will continue to teach at Owen.

Ron Masulis, the Frank K. Houston Professor of Finance, who was away on a leave of absence to the University of New South Wales, has elected to join that university on a permanent basis as the Scientia Professor of Finance.

Mike Shor, Assistant Professor of Management, has accepted an opportunity to become Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut, where his wife is also a faculty member.