Dr. Hilton named vice chair of IACBE board

Release Date: 9/3/2008

Clarksville, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks Business and Management Professor Dr. Robert C. Hilton of Clarksville was recently elected as vice chair on the board of directors of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Hilton, who has taught at U of O since 1984, is the chair of the Division of Business, Communications, and Government.

He will serve as the IACBE board’s vice chair for 2008-2009 before stepping up to take the chair’s position during the 2009-2010 term. His three-year term expires in 2011.

“IACBE is the premier professional accreditor for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world,” said Hilton. “It exists to promote, develop and recognize excellence in business education. Being asked to serve as an officer of the board at this critical time in IACBE’s history is indeed an honor and a privilege. I look forward to this challenge and appreciate the support of the U of O administration in this endeavor.”