University of Lethbridge Introduces Dr. Kerry B. Godfrey as Dean of the Dhillon School of Business

Dr. Kerry Godfrey comes to the U of L from the University of Guelph. Dr. Kerry Godfrey says it's an exciting opportunity to develop new innovative programs in business and management education as he wants the Dhillon School of Business to look at emerging technologies and working with First Nations.

The University of Lethbridge is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Kerry B. Godfrey as the new Dean of the Dhillon School of Business.

“We’re very excited to welcome Kerry to the U of L and I know he’s eager to assume the role of dean at such an important time for the Dhillon School of Business,” says U of L Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Dr. Andy Hakin. “Kerry, in addition to bringing a wealth of experience with him, is very forward-thinking and keen on driving innovation. He is also very adept at establishing ties with the business community and creating a vibrant academic environment for faculty.” Godfrey’s appointment is the latest of a number of major developments for the Dhillon School of Business in recent months, including the renaming of the school in March and accreditation recognition from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International and the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) for the Bachelor of Management in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations program

“I am really looking forward to working with all the great people in the Dhillon School, both in Lethbridge and Calgary, and collaborating with colleagues right across the U of L and beyond,” says Godfrey. “I am a strong believer in educational innovation, and I’m quite keen to see how we can further leverage the School’s excellent track record, recent AACSB accreditation, and the tremendous naming gift from Mr. Dhillon to push the boundaries of learning opportunities available to all students and the community.”

Godfrey comes to the U of L from the University of Guelph where he served as Associate Dean (Academic) since 2012, and recently as Acting Dean of the College of Business and Economics.

Godfrey’s appointment is effective October 1, 2018 to June 30, 2023 and is heard outlining some of his goals for the Dhillon School of Business -U of L release/Brian Treadwell

Dr. Kerry Godfrey

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