March 4, 2013
Vaughan named UW-Eau Claire College of Business associate dean
Dr. Timothy Vaughan, professor of management and interim associate dean of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Business, has been named associate dean of the business college. He replaces Dr. Robert Sutton who retired from the university in November 2012.
“Tim brings to this position a strong background in academic administrative work, knowledge about our accreditation and a sincere dedication to the best interests of the college,” said College of Business Dean Diane Hoadley.
As associate dean, Vaughan is the second ranking administrator in the College of Business and is authorized to act on behalf of the college when the dean is absent. Vaughan’s major responsibilities include overseeing the curriculum, developing and coordinating the assurance of learning assessment processes, and coordinating all aspects of the AACSB reaffirmation process including the preparation of the annual updates. He will continue to oversee the research and scholarship activities of the faculty and staff.
Vaughan came to UW-Eau Claire in 1997 as an assistant professor of management. While at UW-Eau Claire, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in applied quantitative methods, business process simulation, operations management, service operations management, purchasing and supply chain management, lean systems, and decision analysis. From 2005-2012, Vaughan was chair of the Department of Management and Marketing. As chair, he was responsible for 27 full-time and part-time faculty and instructional academic staff members, and more than 1,000 undergraduate students in the department’s five academic programs.
Prior to coming to UW-Eau Claire, Vaughan taught at Louisiana State University, University of Northern Iowa, and Northern Illinois University.
Vaughan holds a PhD from the University of Iowa where his major area of study was operations research. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Northern Iowa.