Suzanne Altobello named Belk Distinguished Professor for School of Business at UNCP

PEMBROKE — Suzanne Altobello has been named the William Henry Belk Distinguished Professor Chair in Business Administration at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Altobello returns to UNCP after serving as a business faculty member from 2015 to 2018. She has more than 20 years of teaching experience in higher education, including internationally.

“I’m extremely excited to be returning to UNC Pembroke,” Altobello said. “I had an excellent working relationship with the faculty, students and staff while I was here previously. I’m eager to come back and finish what we started in this new role, with regard to working on economic development initiatives in the area and partnering with the Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub.

“As the William H. Belk endowed professor, I’ll have the responsibility of enhancing economic development for local businesses, as that was the initial intent of the endowment.”

Though she has taught almost every…

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