6/27/2013 - Dr. Smith, Dean of the School of Business & Technology Management, Named President-Elect of the Western Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP Region 7)

PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA, June 27, 2013 – Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today that Dr. Arthur Lee Smith, dean of the School of Business and Technology Management, has been selected as President-Elect of the Western Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP Region 7), effective July 1, 2013.

About Northcentral University

Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally. Northcentral University offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business and technology management, education, psychology, and marriage and family therapy. Courses are taught one-to-one by a member of NCU’s 100 percent doctoral faculty, and there are no physical residency requirements. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). For more information, visit www.ncu.edu or call (888) 628-2078. For program disclosures, please visit www.ncu.edu/GE.


ACBSP is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a specialized accreditation agency for business education. ACBSP currently has 1,171 member campuses, 183 of which are located outside of the U.S. Of those campuses, 603 have achieved accreditation and more than 200 are in candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on these campuses now exceed 9,900.

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