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Penley, Larry E.

Abstract Dr. Larry E. Penley was the dean of the W. P. Carey School of Business for 12 years. Dr. Penley came to ASU in 1985 and served for one year as the Chair of the Management Department within the College of Business. He was born in Virginia but grew up in eastern Tennessee. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lake Forest University and then went on to receive his PhD in management from the University of Georgia.

As mentioned, Dr. Penley came to ASU in 1985 as the Chair of the Management Department. He assumed the role of interim Dean for the College of Business when then Dean, John Kraft left ASU. In this interview he describes the College of Business as it developed a top ranked graduate program as well as a top ranked under... (more)
Table of Contents 1. Introduction – 00:01:00
2. Contributions by former Deans Overman, Seidman and Kraft – 00:02:35
3. Challenges starting out as Dean – 00:06:10
a. Budget – 00:07:00
4. Fulltime MBA program development and its impact on the undergraduate program – 00:09:10
a. Recruiting MBA students on a nation-wide basis – 00:16:20
b. Restructuring the curriculum to compete nationally – 00:18:52
c. Creating the Department of Supply Chain Management – 00:20:30
d. Creating the School of Accounting Information Systems – 00:21:40
5. Evening MBA program – turning it into a source of revenue and restructuring it to provide value to the companies sending students – 00:22:00
a. Addressing student demands for the program – 00:23:40
b. Development of a “l... (more)
Created Date 2010-12-10
Contributor McPheters, Lee (Interviewer) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Departments / Supply Chain Management / W.P. Carey School of Business / Accounting / People / Seidman, L. William (Bill) / Carey, William P. / Founding Programs / MBA Program / Community / Partnership / Motorola / China
Series Position, Dean, W.P. Carey School of Business
Type Moving Image
Extent 85 minutes
Language English
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Citation Penley, Larry. Interview. 10 Dec. 2010. ASURA Video History Project © Arizona Board of Regents.
Note Linda Van Scoy, Editor; Roger Carter, Video; David Scheatzle, Audio; Linda Van Scoy, Chair Video History Project.
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