Seung Bach, Dean | College of Business

Address: 120 Morris Hall
Phone: 507-389-5423

As of July 1, 2023, Dr. Bach assumed the role of dean and has since been fully immersed in acquainting himself with our college and university. 

Dr. Bach came to us from the School of Business and Public Administration at California State University, Bakersfield where he served as interim dean.  Dr. Bach oversaw four academic departments, five undergraduate degree programs, and three graduate degree programs. This position allowed his oversight of five centers that included entrepreneurship and innovation, research, and agribusiness. Prior to his interim dean appointment, Dr. Bach held the executive director position of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and served as the associate dean, both demonstrating his dedication to shaping educational excellence and innovation. 

Within the professional excellence realm, Dr. Bach received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a primary focus in entrepreneurship and strategic management. He comes to us with two master's degrees, one an MBA and one an MS in Business Administration with a focus in organizational behavior and leadership.  

Dean Bach brings a wealth of experience and a profound commitment to academic advancement and looks forward to getting to know the entire College of Business faculty, staff, students, and partners throughout this academic year. 

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