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Terry Umbreit '61 to Lead Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

November 28, 2008

W Terry Umbreit.jpgNovember 28, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - W. Terry Umbreit, a 1961 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed director of the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management at the University of Memphis, where he will also be a professor, and will serve as the first Intercontinental Hotels Group Chair of Excellence. The Memphis Daily News reports, "Umbreit was Taco Bell Distinguished Professor at Washington State University School of Hospitality Business Management and had served as its director since 1984."

Dr. Umbreit has almost 40 years of experience in both academic administration and the hospitality industry. He has authored numerous publications in prominent hospitality journals. His research focuses on human resource and hospitality education issues.

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