Continuous Improvement Review Committee (CIRC)
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The Continuous Improvement Review Committee (CIRC) oversees processes for continuation of business accreditation to ensure consistency of Accreditation Standards application and equity of recommendations across teams and across programs reviewed.


CIRC is composed of a minimum of twelve members and a maximum of 18 members plus a CIRC Chair and CIRC Vice Chair appointed by the Vice Chair-Chair Elect (who shall preside as Board Chair during the year for which the appointments are made). The CIRC Chair is a business administrator from an AACSB accredited Organization. CIRC members may be present and former business administrators from AACSB accredited Organizations. Normally, CIRC members serve staggered three-year terms, up to a maximum of two consecutive terms. Normally, the CIRC Chair serves two consecutive one-year terms.


Irineu Gianesi, Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa

Vice Chair

Sylvia Maxfield, Providence College


Allen Amason, Georgia Southern University
Tom Begley, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Per Cramer, School of Business, Economics, and Law, University of Gothenburg
Te-Kuang Chou, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Deborah Crown, Rollins College
Scott Dawson, University of Colorado Denver
James Dewald, University of Calgary
Jayati Ghosh, Saginaw Valley State University
Barron Harvey, Howard University
Nitham Hindi, Qatar University
Wendy Loretto, Edinburgh University
Viput Ongsakul, NIDA Business School
Hector Quintanilla, Texas Wesleyan University
Vallabh Sambamurthy, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Anne Sinnot, Dublin City University
Michael Solt, California State University, Long Beach
Houmin Yan, City University of Hong Kong

Staff Liaison

Suzanne Mintz ([email protected])