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Dr. David Green to begin as dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship July 1

May 06, 2024

North Central College has named David Green, PhD, as dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship. His appointment is effective July 1, 2024. Dr. Green is currently the division chair of accounting, finance, management information systems, and economics, and professor of management information systems, at Governors State University (GSU) in University Park, Ill. He is an active scholar with more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His areas of expertise include insider threats to information security, human computer interaction, and business and information systems education.

“Dr. Green is a highly respected researcher, educator, and administrator who will have an immediate impact on our students, faculty and staff in the College’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship,” said Abiódún Gòkè-Pariolá, North Central’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. “He is a collaborative and innovative leader who understands and appreciates the importance of interdisciplinary studies, which is at the heart of a North Central College education. I’m pleased to welcome Dr. Green to the Cardinal community and am thankful to all who participated in the national search to bring him to our campus.”

In his 16 years at Governors State, Dr. Green has engaged deeply in the College of Business’ ongoing AACSB accreditation, strategic planning initiatives, and assurance of learning efforts. He helped lead GSU’s recent development of a master’s degree program in the emerging field of business analytics, which uses data analytics to develop insights and drive innovation in business.

“I am thrilled to join the School of Business and Entrepreneurship at North Central College as its next dean, especially during such a pivotal time,” said Dr. Green. “North Central has a long history of excellence through its impressive faculty, innovative teaching, engaged students, diverse academic curricular and co-curricular experiences, and collaborative interdisciplinary programs. I am proud to join the Cardinal family and contribute to SBE’s mission to develop principled leaders through a dynamic business education grounded in the liberal arts.”

Prior to GSU, Dr. Green was a data analysis consultant in the fields of business and academia, and he served as assistant professor of computer information systems at Morehead State University (MSU) in Morehead, Ky., from 2005 – 2007. Dr. Green holds a PhD in business administration from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He earned his MBA in management information systems and his BBA in computer information systems; business and marketing education from MSU.

Dr. David Green, dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship at North Central College.