Aggarwal named interim dean at University of Minnesota Duluth business school

The University of Minnesota Duluth’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics has a new interim dean.

Praveen Aggarwal, the former associate dean of the business school, stepped into the role formerly filled by Amy Hietapelto, who stepped into the role of interim executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Aggarwal has been at UMD since 1998, according to a news release from the university. He served as the associate dean for nine years and was the head of the management studies and marketing departments for seven years. Before his career in academics, he worked as senior executive in the food industry.

Praveen Aggarwal. (Photo courtesy of UMD)

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