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Release: Aug. 26, 1999

HENRY B. TIPPIE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS NOTES

HAUSERMAN NAMED ASSOCIATE DEAN OF UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS -
Nancy Hauserman has been named the Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program in the Henry B. Tippie College of Business.

Hauserman became associate dean at the beginning of the fall semester. She will be responsible for all undergraduate admissions and academic programs leading to the bachelor of business administration (BBA) degree. She will also oversee the Tippie College of Business Early Admission Program, the Business Minor Program and the Certificate in International Business. She will chair the College Undergraduate Curriculum Committee where she will be responsible for curriculum issues. Hauserman will also supervise the Business and Liberal Arts Placement Office.

A member of the UI business faculty since 1977, Hauserman is a past winner of the College's Undergraduate Program Outstanding Faculty of the Year and the MBA Professor of the Year awards. She served as UI ombudsperson from 1993 to 1996, mediating complaints and providing problem-solving information for faculty, staff and students at the UI.

Hauserman earned a bachelor's degree in English and political science from the University of Rhode Island and holds a law degree from the UI College of Law.

EXECUTIVE MBA CLASS DONATES ART -
Graduates of the 1999 UI Executive MBA program will donate an original pastel painting to the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at a ceremony 6 p.m. Aug. 27 in Room S121 of the John Pappajohn Business Building.

The piece titled "Iowa City Limits" by Ellen Wagener of DeWitt will hang in Room S121, an MBA classroom. The graduating students donated money for the landscape, the first such donation by an Executive MBA Class to the Tippie College of Business.

"We wanted to provide a gift that would be a lasting and meaningful statement about the value of our educational experience at the university," said MBA graduate Lothar Taylor, a program manager at Rockwell Collins, who helped coordinate the donation.

BETA ALPHA PSI AWARDED SUPERIOR CHAPTER STATUS BY NATIONAL OFFICE -
The University of Iowa Beta Alpha Psi honorary accounting fraternity was awarded Superior Chapter status by their national office for the third year in a row.

This award entitles the chapter to receive two $500 scholarships sponsored by KPMG consultants. The award is based on accumulating points for a variety of professional development and service activities sponsored by the local chapter.

The UI Beta Alpha Psi chapter was involved in a variety of activities during the past year, including the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Meet the Firms Night, and hosting a regional meeting for 15 other BAP chapters.