Gupta College of Business

Howard Promoted, Leads Undergraduate Business Programs

Date Published: Sept. 26, 2016

Sheila HowardThe University of Dallas' Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business has announced the appointment of Sheila Howard to assistant dean for undergraduate business programs.

Howard joined the college's staff in 1990 as student services coordinator. Throughout her 26 years at the university, she has served as director of student records and associate director of undergraduate business programs before being promoted in 2014 to director of undergraduate business programs.

"Much of the growth of our undergraduate business program has been directly related to Sheila Howard's efforts," said Gupta College of Business Dean Brett J.L. Landry. "I admire her dedication to the university and to making a positive difference in our students' lives."

Through her mentoring, guiding and teaching of more than 2,000 graduate and 400 undergraduate business students, Howard has played a crucial role in the growth and success of the business program. Alumni who have worked with Howard remember her devotion to students and determination to ensure their success.

"Sheila was someone to whom I could always go for advice and direction throughout my time at UD," said Cosette Kulda, BA '15. "She genuinely cares about student success and goes above and beyond to help them get the most out of their education at UD."

Howard earned both a Master of Education in Educational Administration and an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University.

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