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Brenda Flannery

Dean for the College of Business at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Dr. Brenda Flannery is Dean for the College of Business at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Her other roles at the University have included Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Studies and International Education, Director for the Center of Entrepreneurship, and Professor of Management. As Dean, she is a member of the President’s Expanded Cabinet and responsible for the strategic and operational success of the College of Business.

Dr. Flannery’s academic, community and industry partnership work has spanned campus-wide and external initiatives included developing, delivering and publishing about service-learning and entrepreneurship programs, developing and supporting international academic partnerships, building interdisciplinary teams for external advancement outcomes, and designing curricula for transformational, real-world student learning. Awards have included 2009 Campus Technology magazine’s top technology innovation award, 2012 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Excellence in Curriculum Programming Award, 2014 Greater Mankato Growth Business Education Partnership Award, and numerous teaching honors.