Position: Dean Emeritus
Randy Boxx had a 42-year academic career and for the last 6 years has been a business school consultant in the AACSB accreditation and strategic visioning/planning spaces. He is Dean Emeritus of the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. He served 8 years in the deanship position at Shenandoah, after serving 5 years as dean of the Else School of Management at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. Prior to that assignment, he completed a 28-year career in the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi, the last 8 years as dean of the School (currently Dean Emeritus). In addition to his administrative duties, Boxx taught management courses, conducted and published research, and worked closely with the business community.
Published in a wide variety of journals including the Academy of Management Journal, California Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and the Journal of Strategic Marketing and having conducted over 1,100 consulting, supervisory training, and executive development program assignments, Randy has likewise been actively involved in professional associations having served as president of the Southwestern Business Deans’ Association during 1995–96 and president of the Southern Business Administration Association (southern business deans) during 2000–01.
Randy’s professional service to AACSB International is noteworthy, including numerous Initial and Continuous Improvement Review peer review team assignments as chair or member. In addition, he has served as mentor to many institutions during the pre-accreditation process. Other AACSB International work has included, among others, the following assignments: Secretary-Treasurer, Board of Directors (three terms), Executive Committee, Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee, Audit Committee, Chair of the Pre-Accreditation Committee, Vice Chair of the Maintenance Committee, Accreditation Coordination Committee, Business Accreditation Committee, Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality, Strategic Directions Task Force, and developer/facilitator of the Business Accreditation Seminar for 12 years.
AACSB accreditation consulting services have been provided to over 100 institutions (many of these institutions have had me back 2-10 times for repeat assignments): Lynchburg College, Shenandoah University, Texas Tech University, Alcorn State University, Mercer University, Meredith College, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Tampa, Rollins College, Eastern Kentucky University, Jacksonville State University, Providence College, Barton College, High Point University, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Shippensburg University, Mercy College, University of New England, Whitworth University, Philadelphia University, University Catholica del Uruguay, Dominican University of California, Birmingham-Southern College, Troy University, University of Dallas, Concord University, Florida Southern College, Rowan University, SUNY College at Old Westbury, Oklahoma City University, University of East London, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Indiana University Kokomo, Southern Connecticut State University, Texas A&M International University, Universidad EAFIT, Virginia State University, Elon University, Texas A&M University – Kingsville, Emporia State University, SolBridge International School of Business, California State University – Dominquez Hills, University of Central Oklahoma, Wagner College, Skidmore College, Missouri Western State University, Shepherd University, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, Drake University, Fort Hays State University, University of Central Arkansas, Rollins College, St. Norbert College, California Lutheran University, Laurentian University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Mississippi College, San Jose State University, Cleveland State University, SUNY – Oneonta, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Central Washington University, University of South Alabama, Johns Hopkins University, George Mason University, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University, Marshall University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Pacific Lutheran University, Tennessee Tech University, Marist College, South Dakota State University, Stony Brook University, Purdue University – Calumet and North Central, California State University – Fresno, Dalton State University, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, School of Management Fribourg, Delaware State University, Telecom Ecole de Management, Boston College, University of Houston – Clear Lake, ISC Paris, University of Texas at San Antonio, Claremont Graduate University, California State University – Bakersfield, Hult International Business School, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of the Incarnate Word, Stetson University, Kansas State University, Austin Peay State University, Woodbury University, Fundacion Universidad De Las Americas Puebla, Texas Woman’s University, Conestoga College, University of Wisconsin – River Falls, Paris School of Business, LeMoyne College, Troy University, Iona College, and Winston-Salem State University.