Matthew Myers Announced as New Dean of SMU Cox

first_img Last Updated Apr 12, 2017 by Alanna ShafferFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail RelatedInterview With The Dean: SMU Cox School of BusinessSince 1997, Albert W Niemi, Jr. has served as the Dean of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (SMU Cox) in Dallas. He is also currently the Cox School’s Tolleson Chair in Business Leadership, as well as the William J. O’Neil Chair in Global Markets and…May 26, 2017In “Advice”Inside Dean Matthew Myers’ Plans for the SMU Cox School of BusinessOn August 1, 2017, Matthew Myers became the ninth dean of the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. As the former dean of Miami University’s Farmer School of Business in Oxford, Ohio, Dean Myers comes to Cox with plans to build on the school’s current strengths and enhancing its offerings.…December 22, 2017In “Dallas”Albert W. Niemi Steps Down as Dean of Cox BusinessChange is in store for the Southern Methodist University – Cox School of Business, where Dean Albert W. Niemi has just announced plans to step down from the administrative role. Dean Niemi will step down from his position at the end of this academic year, but plans to stay on…September 15, 2016In “Featured Region” The Southern Methodist University – Cox School of Business has recently announced that Matthew Myers, a strategy expert on global marketing and Latin American economies, will take on the role of dean for the school.Myers, a global marketing and strategy expert, will replace Albert W. Niemi Jr., who will step down on August 1 to teach full-time. Niemi has been dean of Cox School since 1997. SMU provost and vice president for academic affairs, Steven C. Currall, commented on Myers’ appointment.“As the new dean of the Cox School of Business, Matt Myers brings extraordinary energy for outreach to the regional, national and global business community. The range of his previous administrative and professorial experience also equips him to lead the school toward even greater faculty research excellence…”Prior to his appointment as dean of Cox, Matthew Myers served as Dean and Mitchell P. Rales Chair of Business Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University of Ohio. In this role, Myers was responsible for managing an $80 million budget, recently leading the school’s first independent fund-raising campaign which included a lead gift of $40 million.As an educator, Myers has traveled the globe and worked with a variety organizations in industries ranging from chemical, insurance and education to pharmaceutical, marketing research and global distribution. He has acted as a visiting faculty member for business schools in Paris and Scotland, and taught at universities around the world. From his travel experiences, Myers has produced an extensive amount of research on topics within international business. He has been published in such top journals as the Journal of International Business Studies and the Journal of Operations Management.“I am extremely excited about becoming the next dean of the Cox School of Business at SMU,” Myers commented. “The Cox School’s dedication to quality programs and research excellence, in addition to its supportive and engaged network of alumni and business partners, make the school an exhilarating place to be for anyone passionate about business education.” Matthew Myers Announced as New Dean of SMU Coxlast_img read more