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Dr. Vaughn Benson Receives Award for Business Education Excellence

Published: 6-7-2012 9:30 am

Dr. Vaughn Benson, Dean of the School of Business and Technology at Wayne State College, was selected as the 2012 recipient of the John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education at the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) annual conference held April 18-20 in Kansas City, Mo.

The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions that advance the cause of academic quality in business education in a manner consistent with the IACBE's “Characteristics of Excellence in Business Education.” The award is named for Dr. John L. Green, Jr., President Emeritus of the IACBE, who spent most of his life helping others to achieve excellence in business education.

Business programs at Wayne State College are accredited by IACBE, an internationally recognized, prominent accrediting body for business and business-related degree programs in four-year and graduate level institutions. Accreditation recognizes the achievement of quality in academic business programs. The accreditation process is one means of making certain graduates are well-equipped to join the business world.

The IACBE was founded in 1997 and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business for student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world. The IACBE's mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs.

The IACBE's World Headquarters are located in Lenexa, Kansas, with a representative office in Paris, France.

For more information, please visit the IACBE’s website at

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