Silvanus J. Udoka was appointed dean of the School of Business Administration at Clark Atlanta University. He has been serving as a professor and chair of the department of management at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro. He also held a joint appointment in the department of industrial and systems engineering at North Carolina A&T University.
“I am honored to have been selected to serve as dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration,” Dr. Udoka said. “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 joined the faculty at North Carolina A&T State University in 1992 after teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure at North Carolina A&T State University in 1997 and was named full professor in 2011.
Dr. Udoka earned a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering technology from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. He earned master’s and doctoral degrees in industrial engineering and management from Oklahoma State University.