Dr. Karla H. Fox Retiring from Faculty Position

After many years of dedicated service, Dr. Karla H. Fox will retire from her faculty position at the University of Connecticut on August 1st. She will be taking on the administrative role of Special Assistant to the Provost, effective immediately.

Dr. Fox has been a distinguished faculty member at the University of Connecticut since 1976. Most recently, she has served, with distinction, as Interim Dean of the School of Business, where she guided the School through an exciting year of growth. In her many contributions to the business school, Dr. Fox has served as the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, the Executive Director of the full-time MBA Program, and head of the Business Law Program. She also served the University as head of the Music Department in the School of Fine Arts from 2008-2010 and Associate Vice President for University Affairs from 1999-2004.

We thank Dr. Fox for her steadfast dedication and many valuable contributions to the School of Business and the University, and look forward to her continued contributions in her new role.

Dr. John Elliott, recently named the new dean of the University of Connecticut’s School of Business, will begin his tenure in mid-August. Dr. George Plesko, Associate Dean, will assume responsibilities in the interim.

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