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Dean of Business and Technology

Vaughn Benson, Ph.D.

“Caring faculty, quality academic programs, exceptional technology, strong student support services, ideal class sizes, rich campus life and a bright future are all characteristics of the School of Business and Technology. We take pride in being student centered. It is the mission of the School of Business and Technology to not only develop intellectual competences in our students but to also develop the professional attitudes and behaviors that are necessary to be successful in today's work world. As an open enrollment institution Wayne State College is committed to providing access and opportunity for all students. The School of Business and Technology is committed to taking all of its students and enriching their backgrounds to the greatest extent possible. When our students succeed we succeed. Our commitment has always been, and will continue to be, to offer a high quality education at an affordable price.”

About Dr. Benson

Since 1974, Dr. Benson has been employed at Wayne State College as a faculty member and Division Head, and he has held the position of Dean of the School of Business and Technology since 2002. Prior to a career in education, Dr. Benson worked in public accounting. From 2005 to 2012, Dr. Benson served on the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) Board of Commissioners and was active in securing Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) for the IACBE. In 2001, he received the Nebraska Society of CPAs Outstanding Accounting Educators Award, and in 2012 he was awarded the John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education.

Education

Ph.D., 1985 - University of Nebraska
MSE, 1973 - Wayne State College
B.S., 1970 - Wayne State College