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The Great Lakes Council of Business Schools and Programs is a regional division of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs representing colleges and universities in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and the Canadian Province of Ontario. The mission of the ACBSP is to establish, promote and recognize educational standards that contribute to the continuous improvement of business education and, through the process of accreditation, to recognize business schools and programs that adhere to these standards.

The ten regional councils of ACBSP have been established to promote the goals and objectives of the national Council at the local level.

Bylaws: The Great Lakes Council of Business Schools and Programs previously revised the bylaws in 2011.
Download a copy of Region 4 Bylaws.

2013-2014 Newsletter: The Great Lakes Council of Business Schools and Programs recently issued a newsletter with updated Region 4 activities.
Download a copy of Region 4 Newsletter.

The Objectives of the Great Lakes Council of Business Schools and Programs, Region 4 include:

  • To provide a regional forum to foster a better understanding of business education and for the exchange of ideas concerning collegiate business education programs, curriculum, and articulation among member institutions.
  • To assist Region 4 member institutions in their efforts to improve their professional business schools and programs and to assist them in their efforts to attain accreditation.
  • To provide ACBSP's Board of Directors with ideas and recommendations as to how the Council can better serve its membership.
  • To work with the ACBSP Board of Directors, Executive Director and Staff to achieve the goals and objectives of ACBSP.
  • To provide opportunity to focus on membership expansion and related services.
Save the Date! ACBSP Region 4 Fall Conference - October 23-24, 2014 - South Bend, Indiana
Region Leadership
President Dr. Josephine Kershaw
The University of Findlay
Phone: 419-434-5463
President-Elect Dr. Kristofer Neslund
Ashland University
Phone: 419-289-5680
Secretary Ms. Trina Lynch-Jackson
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana - Northwest
Phone: 219-981-1111 x2389
Treasurer Dr. Marsha Jance
Indiana University East
Phone: 765-973-8341