Zuckerman takes Ithaca position

Business professor Mary Ellen Zuckerman has accepted an offer to serve as the dean of Ithaca College's School of Business, reports that college's Web site.

Zuckerman was dean of Geneseo's School of Business from 1999 to 2008 and was awarded the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service in 2006.

"I am delighted to welcome Dr. Zuckerman as dean of Ithaca's oustanding School of Business, which is poised to move toward even higher levels of quality and reputation," said Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Ithaca. "Her strong commitment to teaching, learning and community engagement is evident in her career accomplishments, and I am confident she will be a proactive, energetic and creative leader."

Zuckerman will begin the new position on July 1.