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Boler Names Scott Moore Acting Dean

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH., March. 19, 2021 — The John Carroll University Board of Directors has appointed Scott Moore, Ph.D., Acting Dean of the John M. and Mary Jo Boler College of Business.  Moore had previously served as Associate Dean, Academic and Accreditation of the Boler College of Business. 

Moore led the most recent and successful effort of the Boler College of Business to continue the accreditation of its undergraduate and graduate programs by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education. The Boler College maintains dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting, a distinction earned by only 5 percent of institutions in the United States.

Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Best Undergraduate Business Schools” Employer Survey ranked the Boler College of Business first (#1) in the nation for preparing John Carroll University students for work. John Carroll University accountancy graduates ranked first (#1) in Ohio for overall CPA exam pass rate. The school’s pass percentage was 67.1% compared to the national average of 54.4%.

In 2018, the Boler College of Business launched the Inspired Lives Campaign with a $10 million challenge gift from the Boler Family Foundation. The Boler College of Business also secured major gifts from Susan C. ’84 and William P. Donnelly ’83 to establish the Donnelly School of Leadership and Social Innovation; and from Christine M. ’86 and Richard J. Kramer ’86 to establish the Kramer School of Accountancy and Information Sciences.

The Boler College of Business offers seven undergraduate academic programs: Accountancy, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Management and Human Resources, Marketing, and International Business with Language and Culture.

Moore’s work has enhanced all aspects of academic life of the Boler College.  He has supported faculty research, teaching, and service. Moore has overseen Boler College’s faculty Assurance of Learning efforts, a systematic process for determining and revising degree program learning goals; designing, delivering, and improving degree program curricula to achieve learning goals; and demonstrating that degree program learning goals have been met. 

As a finance professor, Moore is a past recipient of the Boler College Wasmer Teaching Award and was selected a John Carroll University Entrepreneurship Fellow. He helped incubate the university’s academic entrepreneurship program. He has been selected a Prochnow Banking

Scholar at the University of Wisconsin and studied teaching by the case method at Harvard University.   

Moore’s current research surrounds issues of corporate governance related to financial service organizations.  He has published papers in top academic and practitioner journals including The Journal of Portfolio Management, The Financial Review, The International Review of Financial Analysis, and the Financial Practice and Education

Moore is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Financial Management Association, the Midwest Finance Association, and the Cleveland Association of Business Economists.  He has served in a variety of leadership posts in the Midwest Finance Association, and he is a past member of its Board of Directors.  He recently completed 10 years of service as an advisory board member for the Hattie Larlham Foundation endowment fund. 

Moore received his B.S. in economics from Ball State University in 1982 and his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in 1989. 

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About John Carroll University

Founded in 1886, John Carroll University serves more than 3,000 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students from 34 US States and 29 countries. John Carroll University offers degree programs through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Boler College of Business across nearly 60 major fields in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and business, and is one of 27 Jesuit universities in the United States.

In the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, John Carroll University ranks #2 among Best Regional Universities in the Midwest. John Carroll University is also the top-ranked institution in Ohio and the top-ranked Jesuit institution on the Midwest list. The distinction marks the 32nd consecutive year that JCU has been recognized in the top-10 of the Midwest rankings.


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