PR Newswire | 11 Sep, 2013
TROY, Mich.: Dr. James C. McHann Jr., professor of Management,
Organizational Learning and Change, at Walsh College, has been selected
for a Fulbright Award in India at Berhampur University during the fall
2013 semester, according to the United States Department of State and
the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
McHann will give a lecture series to postgraduate and Ph.D. students in
the department of business administration and conduct a series of
seminars that will also include faculty from the College of Commerce and
Management Sciences at Berhampur University. He will represent the USA
and Walsh College through various contacts he will have with the
academic and business community in India.
McHann is one of a select group of U.S. faculty and professionals who
will travel abroad this year as Fulbright Scholars, and is the fourth
scholar from Walsh College. The Fulbright Program, America's flagship
international educational exchange activity, is sponsored by the U.S.
Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
McHann's lectures at Berhampur University will focus upon an approach to
strategic leadership and management that builds human capital, even
while it increases the organization's capacity to learn, adapt, change,
continually reinvent itself, and achieve a sustained competitive
advantage in the quest to successfully serve the needs of customers.
Recipients of Fulbright Scholar awards are selected on the basis of
academic or professional achievement. McHann has taught in the
management department at Walsh College since 2007. He has worked as a
management consultant and served as the president of two institutions of
higher education. Earlier this year he was nominated for a U.S.
Professor of the Year award. In 2011, he served as a Visiting Scholar in
the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of
Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2010 he completed a postdoctorate in management
in the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. He holds a
Ph.D. from King's College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, an MBA from
the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Th.M.
from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a B.A. from Mississippi College.
He grew up in Jackson, Miss. and at various times lived and worked in
Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa.
During the Fulbright Award's 60 years of existence, thousands of U.S.
faculty and professionals have taught, studied or conducted research
abroad, and thousands of their counterparts from other countries have
engaged in similar activities in the United States. Emerging leaders in
their professional fields have received Fulbright awards, including
individuals who later became heads of government, Nobel Prize winners,
and leaders in education, business, journalism, the arts and other
Founded in 1922, Walsh College is a private, not for profit institution
offering upper-division undergraduate and graduate business and
technology degrees and certificate programs. One of Southeast
Michigan's largest business schools, Walsh has locations in Troy, Novi,
Clinton Township and Port Huron, as well as online. Walsh's business
services division offers the Walsh Institute, which provides solutions
for businesses through training, continuing education and consulting.
Walsh is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North
Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org; phone:
312-263-0456) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business
Education (IACBE, www.iacbe.org). The Accreditation Council for Business
Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) accredits specific degree
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