Peter Kerr Named Dean of the Faculty of Enterprise and ManagementApril 23, 2021
Peter Kerr Named Dean of the Faculty of Enterprise and Management
Colorado Christian College declares that Dr. Peter A. Kerr has accepted the place of dean of the Faculty of Enterprise and Management within the School of Undergraduate Research. Kerr will start his new duties on July 1. He takes over as dean for Dr. Gary Ewen, who has served in that capability since 2010. Ewen, who’s voluntarily stepping down as dean, will proceed to function dean emeritus and professor of management and administration.
Kerr has a historical past of educational, administrative, navy, and entrepreneurial success. He presently serves as an affiliate professor of selling and worldwide enterprise within the Faculty of Enterprise and Management at CCU. Previous to becoming a member of the CCU college, Kerr served because the senior educational director of regional campuses and an affiliate professor of management and communications for the Faculty of Unrestricted Training at Southeastern College in Florida, the place he taught enterprise, management, communications, and faith programs along with fulfilling administrative duties. Kerr has additionally taught communication programs at Asbury College in Kentucky and the College of Kentucky.
“Dr. Kerr brings a wealth of information and expertise to his new function as dean of the Faculty of Enterprise and Management. He has confirmed to be an efficient chief in all fields through which he has labored, together with the navy, personal enterprise, and academia,” Dr. Kyle Usrey, vice chairman of Educational Affairs, mentioned. “CCU has a robust custom of growing competent, moral, Christ-centered leaders. We’re excited for Dr. Kerr to construct on the muse laid by Dr. Ewen and his predecessors within the Faculty of Enterprise and Management.”
Kerr earned a Ph.D. in Enterprise Administration with an emphasis in Worldwide Management from Northcentral College in San Diego, Calif. He additionally holds a Grasp of Arts in Communication from Washington College, a Grasp of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Habits/Management and Human Elements Engineering from the US Air Drive Academy.
Outdoors of the classroom, Kerr brings in depth expertise in organizational and company communication. He served 9 years in the US Air Drive, culminating in his function as a public affairs media officer for the Secretary of the Air Drive. He additionally serves because the president of Kerr Communications, a consultancy agency specializing in media relations, strategic and disaster planning, management improvement, and intercultural communications.
“Dr. Kerr’s appointment as dean builds on the Faculty of Enterprise and Management’s founding mannequin of being at the beginning a practitioner-based enterprise college,” Dr. Gary Ewen, outgoing dean of the Faculty of Enterprise and Management, mentioned. “Dr. Kerr embodies the entrepreneurial drive and educational rigor that has come to be the hallmark of undergraduate enterprise training at CCU.”
The 2019-2020 educational 12 months marks 25 years for the reason that Faculty of Enterprise and Management was based. It affords 4 majors, 13 minors, and three emphases and is the second-largest college by enrollment within the School of Undergraduate Research. Kerr would be the fifth dean to steer the varsity. Three present or former deans stay lively members of the Faculty of Enterprise and Management college — Ewen, Dr. Charles King, and Prof. Kevin Miller.