Thomas Boyd | HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit
Dean, School of Business and Management
WORKING GROUP SESSION LEADER
Tom Boyd is the Dean of the School of Business and Management at Kaplan University. Prior to joining Kaplan University in April, 2010, he was a Professor of Marketing and the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Academics at The Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University Fullerton. While there, he was also a member of the Board of Governors of the University Foundation.
Boyd earned his PhD in Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – and was a professor of Marketing for 17 years before going into administration. He has won numerous teaching, research, and service honors, including three Professor-of-the-Year awards. Boyd’s research has been published in a wide variety of journals and books and he has been cited for his expertise in sport marketing in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. Most recently, Boyd has been studying how to make student teams more effective and how to improve the teaching of career skills across the curriculum. He was an NCAA National Champion swimmer and has coached swimming for 35 years.