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Dr. Annette Easton Named Chair of SDSU's Department of Management Information Systems

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced that Management Information Systems (MIS) associate professor, Dr. Annette C. Easton, has been named chair of that department effective August 18, 2014.

Easton earned her Ph.D. in business administration with an MIS specialization from the University of Arizona and began teaching at SDSU in 1988. She has served the university and the college in numerous committee assignments and has been honored with several awards for her service and her teaching.

"I am honored to have been chosen to serve as the next chair of SDSU's MIS department," said Easton. "I look forward to working with our faculty and administration as we continue our ongoing commitment to enhance the learning experiences of our students."

"Professor Easton brings an outstanding combination of leadership and research credentials to the chair position," said Dr. Dennis Cradit, dean of SDSU's College of Business Administration. "We can rely on her to spearhead curriculum advancements and research innovation and we applaud her exceptional record of service to the department, the college and the university."

Easton replaces Dr. Robert Plice who will return to teaching during the spring semester.

About the College of Business Administration
With nearly 5,000 students, SDSU's College of Business Administration is one of the largest business schools in the U.S. For nearly 60 years, the College has produced some of the most successful and influential business leaders in the world. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu/business.

About SDSU
San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 35,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university's rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.

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SDSU College of Business Administration
(619) 594-0206
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