Brian Cameron tapped to lead Smeal's professional master's programs

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- 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.

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 Aug. 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. His expertise in these areas will help us to continuously improve the ways in which we serve our professional master’s students.”

-- Charles H. Whiteman, John and Becky Surma Dean, Smeal College of Business

“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 and the U.S. Marine Corps.

In addition to a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Shippensburg University, Cameron holds an master of business administration degree (1991) from Smeal as well as a doctorate in learning and performance systems, also from Penn State.

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Last Updated May 28, 2014