new coordinator to help online and professional degree programs for UW graduates | New


September 16, 2019

Tanner russell

University of Wyoming’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program coordinator Tanner Russell is on the way to a new position at the College of Business.

Russell will help department heads lead the college’s online and professional graduate programs in Accounting, Masters in Finance, and MBA programs. The staff change continues the overhaul of the College of Business’s operations as it executes its new strategic plan, said David Sprott, dean of the college.

“The goal of this transition is to encourage growth and improve support for the college’s online and professional study programs,” Sprott said. “Tanner has long been a trusted source of direction and leadership, always putting our students first, along with an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement. We are grateful and delighted that she is taking on this new leadership role. “

Russell’s contributions over the years to the college’s MBA program have left a lasting impact on the management of graduate program experiences of students and external stakeholders, which has enabled the College of Business online program. to rank first nationally, adds Sprott.

Russell received his Bachelor of Business Administration (2013) from Fort Hays State University and an MBA (2014) from UW. Russell began her career as an entrepreneur, where she developed and eventually sold the Twister’s Eatery restaurant in Guernsey. She brings her expertise in data processing and information systems analysis as quality assurance manager for the Walmart distribution center in Cheyenne. Returning to UW in 2015, Russell led the recruitment efforts of the MBA program before taking on the role of MBA Program Coordinator.

“We are excited about the new leadership changes taking place at the College of Business as we continue to relentlessly focus on delivering quality business education aligned with market needs and building valuable relationships. added with our external stakeholders, ”said Sprott.

Russell says she looks forward to continuing to improve the graduate study experience for college students, faculty, staff and other stakeholders.

“My goals will be focused on the growth and strategic strengthening of online and professional graduate programs; work with designated departments to implement consistent admissions processes; and work closely with UW Graduate Education to ensure consistency in higher education practices, ”she said.

For more information about the College of Business’s online and professional degree programs, call Russell at (307) 766-2449.


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