Clark Atlanta University Appoints a Dean for Its School of Business Administration

Clark Atlanta University has announced the appointment of Silvanus J. Udoka as the next dean of the School of Business Administration. Dr. Udoka will begin his new duties on June 1.

Dr. Udoka currently serves as a professor and chair of the department of management at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. He holds a joint appointment in the department of industrial and systems engineering. Dr. Udoka joined the faculty at the university in 1992 after teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

In accepting his appointment as dean, Dr. Udoka said that “the history of the institution and the storied reputation of the School of Business Administration is palpable and the opportunities to create a transformative, innovative learning environment — attributes that first compelled me to pursue this assignment — align with my own mission to produce business and industry leaders who will not only compete successfully within the contemporary business environment, but apply critical thought, analysis and creativity to develop new market paradigms across vast sectors of the global economy. We are going to do great and exciting new things at Clark Atlanta.”

Professor Udoka is a graduate of Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, where he majored in manufacturing engineering technology. Dr. Udoka holds a master’s degree and a Ph. D. in industrial engineering and management from Oklahoma State University.

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