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Assembly’s Faculty Vice Chairman Welcomes Conference Attendees

Terry A. GirdonA professor of management and head of the business administration department at Pennsylvania College of Technology recently participated in the 2010 Biannual International Conference of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education in Zurich, Switzerland.

In his role as vice chairman of the IACBE Board of Directors, Terry A. Girdon gave the welcoming address for the conference, which drew participants from 50 higher-education institutions throughout Europe and Asia. This was the third biannual international conference for Girdon, who traveled to Barcelona, Spain, in 2008 and to Paris in 2006.

From its founding in 1997, the assembly one of three business-degree accrediting bodies for colleges and universities worldwide has grown to more than 200 members in the United States and throughout the world.

All of the business and accounting programs at Penn College have been fully accredited by the IACBE since 1998.

Girdon (who will assume chairmanship of the IACBE board later this year) holds a doctorate from Rutgers University, master’s degrees from St. Lawrence University and Boston University, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware.

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