Administration

Administration

Gene Klippel

Dean, School of Business and Economics

906-487-2668
reklippe@mtu.edu
103 Academic Office Building

Teaching Interests

  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Global Marketing

Research Interests

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Global Marketing

Thomas E Merz

Associate Dean, School of Business and Economics

Professor of Economics, School of Business and Economics

906-487-2805
temerz@mtu.edu
105 Academic Office Building

Teaching Interests

  • Game theory
  • Public sector economics
  • Microeconomic theory

Research Interests

  • Game theory
  • Public sector economics
  • Microeconomic theory
Diane Benda

Diane Benda

Director of Administration

906-487-2964
dmbenda@mtu.edu
102 Academic Office Building

Specialties

  • Executive assistant to the dean
  • Responsible for facilitating School of Business and Economics activities
  • Coordinate and oversee faculty and staff searches, reappointments, and promotion and tenure processes
  • Dean's Advisory Council liaison

Jodie Filpus

MBA Program Manager

906-487-3055
jrfilpus@mtu.edu
107 Academic Office Building

Specialties

  • Builds relationships with corporations to help them understand the advantages of Michigan Tech's School of Business and Economics
  • Educates people about the benefits, options, and opportunities of the Tech MBA and Tech MBA Online programs
  • Helps guide students through the selection and admission process for the MBA programs

Carly Harrington

Coordinator of Undergraduate Academic Services

906-487-3597
benson@mtu.edu
109 Academic Office Building

Specialties

  • Undergraduate academic advising
  • First year and transfer student orientation
  • Meet with prospective students and their families
  • Student internships/job placement support
  • Maintains the Undergraduate Advising Blog

Laura Bucci

Undergraduate Recruiter

906-487-3501
lgbucci@mtu.edu
108 Academic Office Building

Specialties

  • Creates informative and supporting lines of communication with students and parents regarding the undergraduate opportunities at the School of Business and Economics
  • Guides students through the college choice process
  • Maintains contacts with educators, principals, and counselors at high schools and community colleges
Karen Foltz staff photo

Karen Foltz

Staff Assistant

906-487-2668
ksfoltz@mtu.edu
100 Academic Office Building