Christopher Earley to lead business school at Purdue University
July 18, 2011
Christopher Earley, dean of the University of Connecticut School of Business, will be the new dean of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.
Earley has held his current position since January 2008. Prior to that, he was dean of the National University of Singapore Business School, chair of organizational behavior at London Business School in England, and Randall L. Tobias Chair of Global Leadership at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
"Dean Earley will be a dynamic and visionary leader for Krannert," said Purdue President France A. Córdova. "He brings academic and business acumen that will help our students succeed in a global economy. His international experience, in particular, will help the school in developing a relevant and important global mission. He will strengthen the Krannert School's attractiveness to students and scholars."
Earley will begin at Purdue during the fall semester. His appointment is subject to Board of Trustees' approval.
"It's with tremendous pride and enthusiasm that I take on a leadership role at the Krannert School of Management," Earley said. "Not only is Krannert an integral part of one of the world's leading research universities, but the school also has a global presence and recognition that provides its students and alumni with knowledge, experiential learning and talent for critical thinking.