|UNC Kenan-Flagler names new associate dean of executive development|
|Tuesday, April 08, 2008|
Susan E. Cates has been named associate dean of executive development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
A North Carolina native, Cates received her master’s degree in business administration from Kenan-Flagler, where she was a Julian Robertson/Tiger fellow and a dean’s scholar. She received her BA from Duke University in public policy studies, where she was a Benjamin N. Duke Leadership Scholar.
“We are delighted to welcome Susan Cates back to Kenan-Flagler to lead the important work of executive development,” said Steve Jones, business school dean. “She brings a deep understanding of education to this role, including hands-on international experience.”
Prior to joining UNC, Cates was a partner with Best Associates, a private equity firm, based in Dallas. There, Cates specialized in for-profit education and her work involved projects in Brazil, China, Colombia and the United States.
Cates succeeds James W. Dean Jr., who now is senior associate dean for academic affairs at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
UNC Kenan-Flagler executive development Web site: http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/Programs/execEd/
UNC Kenan-Flagler contact: Allison Adams, (919) 962-7235