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Join a Webinar with Dean Whiteman on Oct. 30

Alumni of the Penn State Smeal College of Business are invited to join Dean Charles Whiteman for a live webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from noon-1 p.m. EST.
October 17, 2013

Alumni of the Penn State Smeal College of Business are invited to join Dean Charles Whiteman for a live webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from noon-1 p.m. EST.

Please register for the Dean’s Update Webinar at www.smeal.psu.edu/deansupdate, where you can also submit your own questions for the dean.

The webinar will provide an inside view of what’s happening in the college. Whiteman will provide some highlights from the past few months at Smeal, including student and faculty successes. He’ll also talk about some upcoming initiatives for the college.

Whiteman began his tenure as the John and Becky Surma Dean of Smeal in July 2012 with more than 32 years of experience in higher education and business. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Kansas.

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