Upton to Speak During Chapel-Forum Nov. 5

Nov. 4, 1997

Dr. Nancy Upton, the Ben Williams Chair in Entrepreneurship and Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program at Baylor University, will speak at Chapel-Forum at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Waco Hall.

Upton received her master's and doctorate degrees in business from Baylor and spent 10 years in business before joining the Baylor faculty. She is former director of the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship which was recognized as one of the top five programs in the United States by US News and World Report in 1996. She founded the Institute for Family Business at Baylor and won the Outstanding Professor Award in 1996.

Upton serves as program chair for the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management and is conference chair for the International Family Business Program Association. She was recognized in 1995 as Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and she continues to teach courses at Baylor.

Upton will talk about Baylor's entrepreneurship program, contributions entrepreneurs make to the community and the importance of an entrepreneurial spirit.

For more information about the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship, contact the office at 710-2265.

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