MILWAUKEE _ Kaushal Chari has been named dean of the Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He begins his tenure in June.
Chari comes to UWM from the Muma School of Business at the University of South Florida, where he has served as an associate dean for research and professional programs since 2013.
Chari will be the school’s sixth dean, assuming the position from longtime dean V. Kanti Prasad, a professor of entrepreneurship who led the school from 2002-2009 and has served as interim dean since 2015.
He has a track record of fundraising, business and civic engagement, strategic planning and creation of innovative programming, including an online MBA program. As associate dean for research, his accomplishments include: