Sellinger School dean to lead discussion on the role of Jesuit business schools in globalization at international conference

July 9, 2011

Karyl B. Leggio, Ph.D., dean of Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business, will lead a discussion on “The Role of Jesuit Business Schools in Globalization” at the 17th World Forum of the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS), which will be held at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, Peru from July 17 – 20, 2011. The topic of the conference will be “Corporate Social Responsibility and Inclusive Businesses.”

Leggio will chair a panel including Michael T. S. Lee, Ph.D., dean of the College of Management at Fu-Jen Catholic University, Donna M. Rapaccioli, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business Administration at Fordham University, and Euginia Bieto, director general of ESADE. IAJBS organizes a World Forum annually with the participation of delegates from more than 200 Jesuit education institutions from all over the world.

This year’s panels, which will be joined by professors coming from United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa, will debate different issues related to social responsibility: corporate social responsibility and sustainability, leadership and social entrepreneurship, cases of corporate social responsibility and inclusive business, Jesuit business schools and university social responsibility in the coming years, and the role of Jesuit business schools in globalization of education.

The full press release was issued by the host school, the Universidad del Pacífico.