Brian Cameron to Join Smeal College as Associate Dean for Professional Master's Programs
The Penn State Smeal College of Business will add a new associate dean position to its administration this fall. Brian Cameron, currently with the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), will join Smeal as the new associate dean for professional master’s programs.
“Brian’s wealth of experience with companies and advanced level professional programs positions him well to lead our professional master’s programs into the future."
Cameron currently serves as executive director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture and program director for the Master of Professional Studies in Enterprise Architecture for the College of IST. He will assume is new role in Smeal on August 18.
As associate dean for professional master’s programs, Cameron will be responsible for all professional master’s programs within the Smeal College, including the Penn State Smeal MBA Program, the Smeal Executive MBA Program, the Master of Accounting Program, and the Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management Program.
“Brian’s wealth of experience with companies and advanced level professional programs positions him well to lead our professional master’s programs into the future,” said Charles H. Whiteman, John and Becky Surma Dean of Smeal. “His expertise in these areas will help us to continuously improve the ways in which we serve our professional master’s students.”
In this new role, Cameron will work closely with faculty and program staff on admissions, curriculum and instruction, career, and program management issues, as well as provide strategic leadership and vision for the future. Cameron will also help lead development of any new professional master’s programs in the future.
Cameron has a history of accomplishments working with professional audiences. He has designed and taught a wide variety of graduate and executive education courses, both online and face-to-face, and actively consults with corporations and government bodies such as Accenture, AT&T Wireless, Avaya, Boeing, EMC2, Lockheed Martin, the National Security Agency, Oracle, Raytheon, the U.S. Marine Corps, and more.
In addition to a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Shippensburg University, Cameron holds an MBA (1991) from Smeal as well as a Ph.D. in learning and performance systems, also from Penn State.