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Karl Smart chosen for CBA associate dean


The College of Business Administration’s internal search for associate dean has ended as Karl Smart has taken the position, effective Feb. 10, 2020. 

The internal search for an associate dean was announced in October 2019 by Dean Christopher Moberg. This 10-member search committee was chaired by Kathy Irwin, dean of libraries.

Through this role, Smart will assist Moberg by operating and leading the College of Business Administration. 

Smart’s previous involvement in the college includes serving as interim associate dean, as well as interim dean from September 2018 to July 2019. Smart held the position of interim dean from the time Charles Crespy retired as dean to when Moberg gained the role. 

Smart has a doctorate from the University of Florida, a Master of Arts degree from Utah State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah. Smart is also a member of the CMU business information systems faculty.