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Michigan State University is conducting a search for its next Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business. Updates throughout the process will be provided on this webpage. The WittKieffer consulting firm will facilitate the search process. If you have nominations for qualified applicants, please send them to the consulting firm at

Dean Position Overview

Michigan State University (MSU) seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and forward-looking leader to serve as the next dean of its internationally renowned Eli Broad College of Business (Broad). The dean will join at an opportune time to partner with new university leadership and engage students, faculty, staff, alums, and other key constituents in helping the college reach new heights by further enhancing our brand, the reputation of our people, and the rankings of our programs.

The Broad College of Business, named after alumnus and distinguished business leader Eli Broad, is one of the largest of seventeen degree-granting colleges at Michigan State with approximately 4,900 students across 6 academic units – Accounting and Information Systems, Finance, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and the School of Hospitality Business. Its world-class faculty delivers academic rigor in the classroom and its leading-edge scholarship brings fresh perspectives to business leadership and best practices. With the No. 1 ranked Supply Chain Management program, the No. 3 ranked Production/Operations Management program and most other programs in the top 25, the college is a hub for top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs that educate and nourish the next generation of business leaders. The Broad College is home to the Minskoff Pavilion, a 100,000-square-foot facility that provides state-of-the-art instruction, learning, and career development spaces for business students.

Position Profile (PDF)

Position Posting and Details

Candidate Materials

Materials for final candidates can be found here:

Final Candidate Materials

Note: In order to view materials, you will be required to log in with your MSU NetID and password. Candidate materials are confidential and should not be distributed. 


Search Committee Members

First Name Last Name Unit/title
Musaib Ashraf Accounting and Information Systems – Assistant Professor
Jeff Beck School of Hospitality Business – Associate Professor
Brekelle Davis Undergraduate Academic Services, Business Manager (Support Staff)
John Hollenbeck Associate Dean Research – Administrative
Wayne Hutchison MBA Program – Academic Specialist
Naveen Khanna* Finance – Professor
Chris Long* Dean, College of Arts & Letters and Honors College
Niya Patel Undergraduate Student
Simone Peinkofer Supply Chain Management  – Associate Professor
Todd Penegor Industry Representative
Jenn Puccia Doctoral Student
Ayalla Ruvio** Marketing – Associate Professor and Chair of College Advisory Council
Wyatt Schrock Marketing – Assistant Professor
Antoinette Tessmer Finance – Fixed-term Faculty
Bob Wiseman Management – Professor

*Search Committee Co-Chairs
**Affirmative Action Advocate

Search Timeline

    • January 9, 2024
      • Search Committee Seated and Charged
    • Mid-January 2024
      • Listening Sessions with College Constituency Groups
    • January – March 2024
      • Candidate Recruitment
    • April 2024
      • Interviews
    • May 2024
      • Selection

Contact Information


  • MSU Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs Contact:
    • FASA Partners: Kathy Charles and Maranda Holtsclaw