January 2014

Intel Economist, former Fed and White House Economist, Joins Business School Leadership

Dr. Carolyn Evans named Senior Assistant Dean of Graduate Business Programs at the Leavey School of Business

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 – Carolyn Evans, a senior economist at Intel Corp., has been named senior assistant dean for graduate business programs in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, beginning January 27.

“Dr. Evans’ academic expertise and industry experience make her an exceptional choice to lead the growth of our Graduate Business program,” said Dean Drew Starbird, in making the announcement. “Her leadership will be significant as we strengthen our flexible MBA offerings and add new master’s degrees to serve a diverse Silicon Valley workforce.”

Evans was most recently senior economist in the sales and marketing division at Intel. Previously she was associate professor of economics, and faculty director of the undergraduate business program at Santa Clara University. She was formerly a senior economist for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and served as senior staff economist on the Council of Economic Advisers at the White House.

She earned A.B., A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University, and holds a master’s of science degree from the London School of Economics. 

About the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University
The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University began in 1923, and was one of the first business schools in the country to receive national accreditation. Its undergraduate business, MBA, and Executive MBA programs are consistently ranked among the top in the nation by BusinessWeek, U.S. News, Princeton Review, and others. The curriculum at all levels emphasizes the leadership role of business in creating prosperity within an ethical framework, as well as business responsibilities for social justice and sustainability in the global marketplace.   For more information, see www.scu.edu/business/

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Carolyn Evans,Leavey School of Business