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The Great Lakes Council of Business Schools and Programs is a regional division of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs representing colleges and universities in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and the Canadian Province of Ontario. The mission of the ACBSP is to establish, promote and recognize educational standards that contribute to the continuous improvement of business education and, through the process of accreditation, to recognize business schools and programs that adhere to these standards.

Bylaws: The Great Lakes Council of Business Schools and Programs recently approved amendments to their Bylaws at the 2015 Regional Conference in October. Download the revised bylaws here.


The ten regional councils of ACBSP have been established to promote the goals and objectives of the national Council at the local level. 

The Objectives of the Great Lakes Council of Business Schools and Programs, Region 4 include:

  • To provide a regional forum to foster a better understanding of business education and for the exchange of ideas concerning collegiate business education programs, curriculum, and articulation among member institutions.
  • To assist Region 4 member institutions in their efforts to improve their professional business schools and programs and to assist them in their efforts to attain accreditation.
  • To provide ACBSP's Board of Directors with ideas and recommendations as to how the Council can better serve its membership.
  • To work with the ACBSP Board of Directors, President & CEO, and Staff to achieve the goals and objectives of ACBSP.
  • To provide opportunity to focus on membership expansion and related services.

Region Leadership
Chair Kristina Collins
Collinskl@tiffin.edu
Tiffin University
Phone: 419-448-5130
Chair-Elect Scott Freehafer
freehafer@findlay.edu
The University of Findlay
Phone: 419-434-4002
Secretary Michelle Meyer
mimeyer@jjc.edu
Joliet Junior College
Phone: 815-729-9020 x 2322
Treasurer Dr. Marsha Jance
mjance@iue.edu
Indiana University East
Phone: 765-973-8341
Chief Strategic Planning Officer Dennis Brode
dennis.brode@sinclair.edu
Sinclair Community College
Phone: 937-512-3722
Immediate Past Chair Christopher Roe
croe@devry.edu
DeVry University - Addison Campus and Centers
Phone: 630-652-8209
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