The Southern Business Administration Association (SBAA) is a regional association of collegiate business program leaders.
Join us for our
2023 Annual Meeting
Our meetings focus on timely topics in business education and are a great way to learn new approaches, refine best practices, and connect with other business school leaders.
2023 Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX
Our 2023 Annual Meeting will take place in Dallas, Texas.
What We Do
The mission of SBAA is to improve management education by providing networking opportunities for business educators, showcasing best practices, promoting innovation in teaching and scholarship, and encouraging leadership in the management of educational programs.
2024 SBAA President
A Message from the President
Elevate Your Leadership, Amplify Your Impact: Join the SBAA Community
SBAA: Where Business Education Leaders Thrive
The Southern Business Administration Association (SBAA) isn’t just a professional network, it’s a dynamic hub for inspired leaders dedicated to shaping the future of management education. Whether you’re a dean, associate dean, department head, or another visionary leader, SBAA welcomes you to connect, collaborate, and elevate your impact across the United States.
Unlock your potential with SBAA membership:
- Forge Powerful Connections: Build meaningful relationships with peers, fostering mutual support and professional growth.
- Ignite Innovation: Discover cutting-edge teaching methods, research insights, and effective leadership strategies through engaging meetings and workshops.
- Tackle Timely Topics: Dive deep into the latest trends and challenges shaping business education through expert-led sessions and interactive discussions.
- Gain Industry Insights: Hear from renowned industry leaders and executives through keynote speakers and immersive excursions.
- Stay Ahead of the Curve: Receive regular updates on AACSB accreditation standards and best practices.
Experience the SBAA Difference:
- Join Our Vibrant Community: Attend the Summer Workshop (Greenville, SC, July 14-16, 2024) and the Annual Meeting (date and location TBA) to learn, network, and explore vibrant cities.
- Stay Informed: Get timely updates on conference registrations, calls for proposals, and prestigious awards.
- One Membership, Seamless Access: Register your institution and empower your entire leadership team to benefit from SBAA resources.
Investing in SBAA is an investment in your leadership journey. As a business school dean, I can attest that joining SBAA is a game-changer. Experience the transformative power of this exceptional network.
Click the “Membership” tab and join us today!
SBAA Executive Committee
What Our Members Say
Our members truly value their membership in the SBAA. Here are a few words from some of our member deans.
– Barbara A. Ritter, Dean of Davis of College of Business and Executive Director of Career Services at Jacksonville University
– Robert T. Sumichrast, Dean and Richard E. Sorensen Chair, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech
Many of our member schools participate in sponsorship to make our events possible.