In May, Joanne Li, professor and chair of the Department of Finance at Towson University in Maryland, was named dean of Wright State University’s Raj Soin College of Business. Li has a Ph.D. in finance from Florida State University and is a recognized scholar in the fields of corporate governance and international finance. Li spearheaded the creation of a soon-to-open T. Rowe Price Finance Laboratory at Towson University and planned an international joint finance concentration with Shanghai Finance University in China.
In June, Marjorie Bowman, M.D., M.P.A., professor and founding chair of the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, was named dean of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Bowman was director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center of Public Health Initiatives. In addition to her medical degree, Bowman has a master’s degree in public administration. She previously worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in health policy work and was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Services.