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The Richard T. Farmer School of Business at Miami University seeks candidates for the Cintas Chair in Entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will advance the national reputation in entrepreneurship enjoyed by the University. Responsibilities include working with students, faculty and business leaders to increase interest and activity in entrepreneurship. The Chair is expected to provide intellectual leadership through contributions in curriculum development, teaching, scholarship, and service to the community and the profession.

Over five hundred students are enrolled in the entrepreneurship program at Miami University. The nine-course entrepreneurship curriculum, entitled Imagine and Implement, Dream and Do (IIDD), together with support programs and related initiatives was recognized by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) as the "Model Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program" in the nation. Miami's business plan teams have taken first place in the Nebraska National Business Plan Competition for two consecutive years.

The Thomas C. Page Center for Entrepreneurship advocates and sponsors programs promoting student exposure to entrepreneurship and provides students opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills and behaviors. The student run entrepreneurship club, Ingenuity Inc., has an active membership of approximately 50 students. The Entrepreneurial Resource Lab houses seven major Page Center programs, including the Redhawk Hatchery, a student business incubator, the Innovation Factory, the IdeaLab, and the Kaufman Entrepreneurial Internship Program.

The Richard T. Farmer School of Business has 150 full-time faculty in seven academic departments, approximately 4,500 undergraduate students in 11 baccalaureate degree programs, and 140 graduate students in three master's degree programs. The mission of the School is to be a premier business program that provides students with the life long ability to seek and acquire knowledge and translate it into responsible action in a competitive global environment. Towards that end, the School endorses a commitment to liberal education, as well as to the business-specific curriculum. The School has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at the undergraduate level since 1932 and at the graduate level since 1961.

Miami University is a state-assisted university located in southwestern Ohio. Established in 1809, Miami is a selective public university with a long tradition of dedication to teaching excellence and undergraduate liberal education. Miami has an enrollment of more than 21,000 students on four campuses and awards baccalaureate degrees in over 70 areas, master's degrees in 50 areas, and doctoral degrees in 9 disciplines. The Central campus is in Oxford, a city with a population of 10,500, located 35 miles north of Cincinnati and 45 miles southwest of Dayton.

Information for Candidates: Candidates must have an earned doctorate with significant accomplishment as a scholar and teacher. The rank and tenure status of the Cintas Chair will depend upon the professional accomplishments of the candidate. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Miami does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, handicap or age in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. For additional information see

All nominations, applications and requests for further information about the positions should be directed to: James M. Stearns, Chair, Search Committee Cintas Chair in Entrepreneurship, Richard T. Farmer School of Business Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, Fax: (513) 529-1290, Phone: (513) 529-1213, Email:

-- James M. Stearns (, October 15, 2001

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