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2011 Annual Conference

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2011 Annual Conference - "Managing Business Education in the New Fiscal Reality"
June 24 - 27, 2011 - JW Marriott Indianapolis - Indianapolis, Indiana

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Thank you for making the 2011 ACBSP Annual Conference in Indianapolis the most successful conference to date. More than 780 individuals were in attendance this year, including over 690 individuals from educational institutions. This is a record attendance, surpassing the previous overall attendance record of 693 (total including all exhibitors, sponsors, and others) set last year at the 2010 Annual Conference in Los Angeles.

Mark your calendars now to attend the 2012 ACBSP Annual Conference, scheduled for June 15-18 in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference theme is "Sustaining Excellence Through Quality Business Education."
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PresentationsPresentations and Papers Available for Download

The Board of Directors and ACBSP staff thank our many presenters at sessions during our Annual Conference held in Indianapolis. Listed below are papers and presentations available for download. Not all presentations are available electronically because the presentation was not provided to ACBSP or because the session did not include a presentation. You must have account to download and view presentations. Please contact if you are unable to download any documents.
Compilation of Conference Presentations - 2011 Annual Conference Compilation of Conference Presentations - 2011 Annual Conference

The Compilation of Conference Presentations—2011 Annual Conference is a single, unabridged 228-page PDF containing all presentations received before the Annual Conference. The 15.4MB file containing the compilation is available to members who have an ACBSP log-in. The Compilation was edited by Annette E. Craven, Ph.D.

Concurrent Session Tracks
|| Managing Business Education in the New Fiscal Reality || Recognizing Excellence in Teaching ||
|| Focus on India || Accreditation Process ||
|| Baccalaureate/Graduate Standards and Criteria || Associate Degree Standards and Criteria ||

Pre-Conference Workshops
Chuck Wall: Stress/Burnout/Motivation/Morale/Kindness -- Anything Sound Familiar?
Chuck Wall
Kindness, Inc.
The ABC's of Assessment Rubrics
Janice Stoudemire
Palmetto Academic Consulting Services
Utilizing Finance Trading Labs
Ryan Cahoy
Rise Display


Keynote Speaker & Thought Leader Sessions
Keynote Luncheon
John Britt
Co-Author, Who Killed Change?

Additional Resources:
Who Killed Change--Professors Guide (Word Format)
Who Killed Change--Professors Guide (PDF Format)

Who Killed Change? - Order the book
Our Work is Much the Same - a poem by John Britt
The Degree Qualifications Profile - An Invitation to Define Quality in Higher Education
Marcus Kolb
Lumina Foundation  
Managing Higher Education During the New Fiscal Reality
Dr. James Samels & Dr. James Martin
The Education Alliance  
The CHEA Initiative
Dr. Judith S. Eaton
Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)  


Concurrent Sessions - Managing Business Education in the New Fiscal Reality
Nuts for Success
Jennifer Rogers
Increased Collaboration between Higher Education Institutions: U.S.-Russia Dynamics
Natalia Smirnova
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Baldrige Across the Curriculum
Dean Pielstick
Northern Arizona University
The Impact of the New Fiscal Reality Upon Business Schools & Programs: Twelve Strategies to Do More With Less
Felipe Chia
Harrisburg Area Community College
Are We Neglecting the Quality of Higher Education in Tight Fiscal Times?
Theresa Hrncir
Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Charlene Conner
Dallas Baptist University
Intercultural Learning Despite Shrinking Budgets
Soma Jurgensen
Rasmussen College
Looking Overseas in Search of New Tuition Dollars: Meeting the Needs of Chinese Business Students
Alan Kluge, Ryan Halley, and David Liu
George Fox University
Leveraging "Place" to Increase Student Enrollment Kendra Wong
Sierra Nevada College
New Financial Models for New Fiscal Realities: The Effect of the Global Economic Downturn on Tiffin University's Business Operations with Overseas Partnerships Lillian Schumacher, Laura Mays, and John Millar
Tiffin University
Doing More with More -- Using Hybrid Delivery Methods to Manage Increased Enrollments While Maintaining Curricular Quality Tim Cunha
Eastern New Mexico University
MFT vs. CBE: An Empirical Assessment Paul Stumb
Cumberland University
Data Driven Decision Making Breathes New Life Into the Business of the School of Business Renee Porter, Roger Ellis, Judy Eberhart, and Robert Allen
Lindenwood University
New Roles for the Dean in Development Ken Tucker
University of West Alabama
Harnessing the Power of Social Media: It's Free...Well, It's Sort of Free! Scott Freehafer
The University of Findlay
Delivering Cost Effective High Quality Instruction Through International Partnerships Kurt Kirstein
City University of Seattle
Practicing What We Preach: Applying Industry Experience, Tools, and Quality Principles to Drive MBA Program Improvements David Gilfoil
DeSales University
State Supported Institutions: A Call for Fiduciary Stewardship and Survival Planning John Camey and Suzanne Clinton
University of Central Oklahoma
Thriving in a Tought Economy: Using Sound Business Principles to Increase Tuition Revenue and Focus on Quality During These Economic Times Suzanne Erickson and William Lightfoot
Brenau University
Using the Baldrige Enterprise to Increase Your Accreditation ROI Jeff Lucas
Baldrige, NIST

Ray Eldridge
Lipscomb University
Managing Higher Education Effectively: The New Fiscal Reality Jeremy Cripps
American University of Kuwait
Raising Retention for Business Students Using Peer Mentoring Erika Cole, Henry Conover, and Lynn Gillette
Sierra Nevada College

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Concurrent Sessions - Recognizing Excellence in Teaching
Encouraging Connections and Collaboration in Virtual Team Projects
Michelle Myers
Harrisburg Area Community College
The Dilemma of Learning Assurance: Navigating a Proven Route Gerhard Plaschka
Capsim Management Simulations
Implementing and Managing an Effective Assessment System for Continuous Improvement and Re-affirmation Frederick Scott

Ray Jacobs
Ashland University
Excellence in Online Teaching Anita Satterlee
Liberty University
Lumina Foundation: Testing the Degree Qualifications Profile with ACBSP Marcus Kolb
Lumina Foundation
E-Learning and Economics Ali Ajamal
American University of Kuwait
Internationalization of Curriculum: Researched-based, Interdisciplinary Collaborative Study Abroad Program Model Arshia Khan
The College of St. Scholastica
Building Successful Trading Labs Ryan Cahoy
Rise Display

Tom Reti
Stock Trak
Your Personal Learning Network for the 21st Century Roes Marie Kuceyeski
Owens Community College
Free Tools for Innovation in Business School Education Peter Abramo
University of Central Oklahoma

Michael Edmonson

Drexel Univesity

Peter Eberle

Penn State University
Are You Ready for the Coming Direct Assessment Storm?
Mike Ewald
Peregrine Academic Services
Instructional Supervision: Method or Mayhem? Robert Blair
Middle Tennessee State University
Ethical Decisions: A Case Study on Future Business Managers Marty Ludlum
University of Central Oklahoma
Achieving Teaching Excellence in the New Fiscal Reality Freda Hartman, University of Phoenix
Mark Comstock, Missouri Southern State University
Kurt Kirstein, City University of Seattle
Ray Eldridge, Lipscomb University
Clarissa Cota, College of Southern Nevada
Program Assessment Through Testing and MBA Prereq Courses Bob Holt
Ivy Software
More Than Business Tourism? Assessmet of Intercultural Competence in a Required MBA Study Abroad Program Robin Sronce
Drury University
Raising the Awareness of the Consequences of Cheating in an Online Environment James Goodpasture
American University of Kuwait
Communicating Concisely and Effectively with Senior Leaders Keith Hansen, Richard Normington, and Shannon Huddy
Sierra Nevada College
Transforming Learning, Transforming Lives Lisa Lysne and Jack Calhoun
Cengage Learning
Transforming Business Professionals into Effective Teachers Richard Normington, Atul Minocha, and Lynn Gillette
Sierra Nevada College
Only a Zipcode Away -- Drawing on Poverty to Teach Accounting Principles Louann Hofheins Cummings
The University of Findlay
Sigma Beta Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies Sandy Hammerly
Sigma Beta Delta
Growth Opportunities for Business Schools Leslie Higham
Project Management Institute
CLEP Exams as an Option to Receive College Level Credit for Introductory Business Courses Denise Mutlu
The College Board

Jeff Lineman

Northwest Nazarene University
Delta Mu Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies Rich Sosnowski and Chuck Fazzi
Delta Mu Delta
Bloomberg BusinessWeek, B-School Connection Program Steven Pietsch and Terry McNair
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Using the Baldrige Criteria, Systems Theory, and the Triple Bottom Line in a Business Capstone Course Dennis Brode and Ned Young
Sinclair Community College
Interactive Learning and Assessment Technology to Improve Learning Outcomes in College Accounting Classes Justin Joffe
AME Learning
Kappa Beta Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies Barbara DiNardo
Owens Community College
Assessing Business in Hindsight Marty Ludlum and Brittany Smith
University of Central Oklahoma
How to Ensure that Students Prepare for Class so that Class Time can be Used for Deep Learning Lynn Gillette
Sierra Nevada College
Students and Global Sustainability Morgan Clevenger and Jon Kropf
Same Three Letters...New Inputs Yield New Processes Ryan Halley and Jeff VandenHoek
George Fox University

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Concurrent Sessions - Focus on India
Challenges and Opportunities for Business Schools in India: the Role of AIMS
Prabir Pal
Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)

Sujata Mangaraj
Regional College of Management
Assessing the Assurance of Learning Among Students of an Indian Business School
R. Nandagopal
PSG Institute of Management
SEAA International Deans Panel
Thothathri Raman
SEAA Trust

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Accreditation Process
Initial Process for Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Institutions
Ron DeYoung
Initial and Reaffirmation Process for Associate Degree Institutions
Larry Zachrich
We're Ready For Our Accreditation Visit! Or Are We?
Lesley Travers, Gary Becker, Scott Nolan, Mark Oxley, Rachel Wright, Robert Marvel, and Gary Donnelly
Casper College
Managing Initial Accreditation Despite a Crisis
Teresa Gillespie
Northwest University
Experienced Evaluator Feedback Session for Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Evaluators
Ron DeYoung
Writing a Self-Study
Bruce Stetar
Higher Colleges of Technology
Mentor Training for Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Mentors
Steve Parscale
Reaffirmation Process for Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Institutions
Ron DeYoung
Closing All the Loops: Creating Closed-Loop Assessments to Support ACBSP's Best Practices
Marvin Bates and Rami Khasawneh
Lewis University
Experienced Evaluator Feedback Session for Associate Degree Evaluators
Larry Zachrich
Improving Quality in Education From a Cross-Border Perspective: The Effects of a U.S. Accreditation Process Within Mexico's Higher Education Systems, a Shift in Paradigm
Laura Carillo de Anda
CETYS University System
Faculty Credentials Workshop
Annette Craven
University of the Incarnate Word

John Espey
Volunteer State Community College

Peter Horn
International School of Management
Mentor Training Session for Associate Degree Mentors
Steve Parscale and Larry Zachrich
Engaging in Scholarly Activity
Annette Craven
University of the Incarnate Word

Laura Mays
Tiffin University
Reflections, Culture Changes, and Process Breakthroughs Achieved While Achieveing Initial Accreditation
Renee Porter, Judy Eberhart, Roger Ellis, and Robert Allen
Lindenwood University

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Standards and Criteria
Standard Four - Student Learning Outcomes: Measures and Presentation
John Millar
Tiffin University

Jose David Marin
EAN University
How to Complete a Quality Assurance Report Using Best Practices
Tim Anderson
Chadron State University

Chuck Fazzi
Saint Vincent College

Rick Puetz
Dakota State University
Explaining ACBSP Faculty Credentials Using the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Guidelines
Faculty Credentials Committee
The Mysteries of CPC (Common Professionaly Component)
Jeremy Cripps
American University of Kuwait
Integrating Leadership, Strategic Planning and Outcomes Assessment Together
Karen Shumway
Angelo State University
Understanding the Boyer Model of Scholarship: Standard 5 and Your Institution
Virginia Rich
Caldwell College
Applying ACBSP Quality and Assessment Principles to Facilitate the Integration of Traditional Undergraduate, Non-traditional Undergraduate, and Graduate (MBA) Programs: A Practical Model
David Gilfoil, Christopher Cocozza, and Deborah Booros
DeSales University
Quality Assurance and Strategic Success
Sherry Shipley
Trine University

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Associate Degree Standards and Criteria
Industry as a Stakeholder
Mitch Villanueva
The Boeing Company, ACBSP Associate Degree Board of Commissioners
So Now You are Accredited, What Happens Next?
Lynnette Yerbury, Salt Lake Community College
Ali Roodsari, Baltimore City Community College
Carol Ricke, Pratt Community College
Charles Beem, Bucks County Community College
Grow Yourself Through ACBSP Standard Five - Faculty Development
Associate Degree Board of Commissioners

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Contact UsFor technical problems, contact Giles Rafol ( For presentations and other conference-related issues, contact Sarah Schwartz (

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Campus Labs
  • Capsim
  • Cengage Learning
  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Edevate
  • ETS
  • Enactus
  • Global Academy of Financial Management International Board of Standards
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Interpretive Simulations
  • Kappa Beta Delta
  • Keystone Academic Solutions
  • Latin American Council of Management Schools
  • LiveText
  • Peregrine Academic Services
  • PlanningShop
  • Project Management Institute
  • Rise Display
  • Sigma Beta Delta
  • The College Board
  • Worldstrides