May 30, 2024


It's Your Education

Michelle McEacharn named Dean of ULM School of Business and Social Sciences

College of Louisiana Monroe President Ron Berry announces Michelle McEacharn, D.B.A., as the new dean of the College or university of Enterprise and Social Sciences.  

McEacharn is the Susan and William D. Banowsky Endowed Chair and Professor of Accounting in the William D. Hoover Faculty of Accounting, Financial and Details Companies in the CBSS. 

Berry reported McEacharn possesses attributes vital for a college dean — experience, expertise and enthusiasm. 

“The college is certainly fortunate to have Dr. Michelle McEacharn acknowledge the situation of dean of the Faculty of Company and Social Sciences. She is an superb trainer and scholar who will supply strong advocacy and management for the faculty. Dr. McEacharn will be in a position to commence straight away foremost the higher education to new levels of accomplishment,” said Berry. 

When Berry, former dean of the CBSS, grew to become ULM president in 2020, Affiliate Dean and Professor Peggy Lane filled the position of interim dean. Lane was the CBSS’s to start with woman interim dean, and McEacharn is the to start with female dean of the college. 

Michelle McEacharn

When interviewing for the position, McEacharn was questioned why she wanted to be dean. Her response captured the momentum developing at ULM. 

“Who would not want to provide in this function at this time? The enjoyment across campus is legitimate and pervasive with Ron Berry as president. What a vibrant long run for ULM under his route,” McEacharn mentioned. 

“The CBSS is a wonderful college with high-high-quality college students who are engaged in the packages, a team of faculty and staff members whose dedication and devotion is unmatched, and an alumni foundation which each appreciates and supports our college students and courses. This is my property and my family, and my really like for ULM and the college runs quite deep”