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McRae Banks to lead UNCG’s Bryan School as New Dean
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McRae Banks to lead UNCG’s Bryan School as New Dean

The Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has named a new dean.

The appointment of Dr. McRae C. “Mac” Banks II is expected to be approved Thursday, March 17 by UNCG's Board of Trustees, according to the university.

Banks is a professor of entrepreneurship and former management department head at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Dr. David H. Perrin, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, said that Banks was the top candidate to emerge from a national search.

Banks will succeed Dr. James K. “Jim” Weeks, who has been dean of UNCG’s largest academic school since 1990.

“Mac Banks will oversee the development of a focused niche for the Bryan School that will build on its already strong reputation throughout the state, region and nation,” Perrin said, according to the press release.

Banks said he is honored and delighted to have the opportunity to lead the Bryan School.

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