Faculty News


Dean Howard Thomas was elected to a three-year term as president-elect of the Strategic Management Society (SMS) at its recent meeting in Paris, France. The SMS, the leading international society in the field, has a worldwide membership of academics, business leaders, and consultants. It also publishes the widely respected Strategic Management Journal.


STAN STEINKAMP, director of the Master of Science in Policy Economics Program since its inception in 1983, and economics faculty member since 1958, retired in August. However, Steinkamp has agreed to remain active during the fall semester.

Professor Steinkamp created the Master of Science degree in Policy Economics in 1983. This intensive one-year program has become one of the most successful international programs in the college.

Steinkamp, earned a Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. in economics at the University of Michigan. He served as associate chair of the department from 1978-82.