McDonough School's MBA Evening Program Appoints New Associate Dean

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 8, 2009) - George G. Daly, dean of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth "Betsy" Griffith as the school's new Associate Dean of MBA Evening Program.

Georgetown's MBA Evening Program is growing in importance as increasing numbers of MBA candidates maintain a career while simultaneously pursuing an advanced degree. As associate dean, Griffith will develop and implement curriculum in addition to providing faculty oversight to ensure Georgetown's MBA Program delivers consistent and outstanding education to all students.

"Ms. Griffith joins our team at an exciting time, and she will play a critical role in elevating Georgetown's MBA Evening Program to new heights," said Daly. "Our MBA programs continue to equip our students with the appropriate tools necessary to succeed in the business world, while our MBA Evening Program balances this same level of high quality with the flexibility needed by working professionals."

Griffith holds an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and spent 20 years in senior financial positions at Monticello, the Phillips Collection, National Public Radio, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Most recently, Griffith served as Partner at Tatum LLC, a consulting and executive services firm, where she managed nonprofit clients and helped lead the nonprofit services group. Griffith earned an MA in Liberal Studies at Georgetown University and currently is a doctoral candidate in the same program, with an interest in pre-modern business history. Additionally, Griffith has taught as an adjunct professor at the Darden School, Trinity University in Washington, D.C., and the Georgetown Liberal Studies Program, and served as lecturer at the Smithsonian Institution on such topics as leadership and business history.

"As someone who earned an advanced degree from Georgetown University while working full time," Griffith said, "I am delighted to serve the hardworking students enrolled at Georgetown's MBA Evening Program and to work with the talented and energetic team at the McDonough School of Business."

About Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located in the nation's capital. Founded in 1957 to educate undergraduate business students through the integration of liberal arts and professional education, the McDonough School today welcomes approximately 1,300 undergraduates, 800 MBA students, and more than 500 participants in its executive education programs annually. Please visit