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School of Business & Technology Management

Peter Bemski, Ph.D., Named Dean
School of Business and Technology Management

Peter Bemski, Ph.D., has had an eclectic and varied career. He has extensive for-profit and non-profit higher education administrative experience plus a range of business experience, including the establishment of retail businesses and 501 (c)3 organizations. Dr. Bemski also speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish.

“Dr. Bemski brings years of experience as a business owner and as an academic leader known for building relevant academic programs that provide students the contemporary skills employers seek,” noted NCU Provost, Dr. Scott Burrus. “Dr. Bemski's appointment provides the University with a globally-oriented, multilingual academic leader committed to NCU's mission to deliver accessible graduate degree programs to students around the world.”

Dr. Bemski joins NCU from Regis University, where he served as Professor and Chair of the MBA and Master of Science in Organization Leadership programs. Prior to that, he was the President of English Pathways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Teikyo University, which is based in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Bemski has also worked as the Center Director for ELS Denver and the Assistant Director of Centro de Cultura Anglo-Americana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has worked in China and Mexico and has presented nationally and internationally on a variety of topics.

Meet Assistant Dean, Dr. Pam Carter
School of Business and Technology Management

In February of 2013, Dr. Pam Carter joined NCU as a member of School of Business and Technology Management’s (SOBTM) curriculum and outcomes assessment faculty team. Shortly after joining the University, she was promoted to Director of Curriculum, and then this past April, to Assistant Dean.

As Assistant Dean, Dr. Carter has been called the Chief Academic Operating Officer of the School. She is responsible for developing and managing operating systems that result in excellent student and faculty outcomes. This includes approving student requests, answering faculty questions, gathering data, analyzing reports, investigating solutions, and participating in meetings that facilitate coordination across the university.

Dr. Carter’s Ph.D. research specialized in management information systems and organizational behavior. Prior to joining NCU, she worked for a number of educational institutions, including: Northern Virginia Community College, the University of Oklahoma, Florida State University, and North Carolina A&T State University.

Dr. Carter’s Certifications

  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
  • Human Resource Information Professional (HRIP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
Peter Benski

Peter Benski, Ph.D.

Michael Voris

Michael Voris, Ph.D.

Faculty Accomplishments

  • Peter Bemski, Ph.D. (Dean) presented “Approaches to ‘Teaching’ Sustainability to MBA Students” at Sogang Business School in Seoul, South Korea, in July, 2014.
  • Michael Voris, Ph.D. (Core Faculty) received a Graduate Certificate in Evaluation from the University of South Florida in June. He was also the lead author of a paper Advancing Collaboration among Diverse Educational Disciplines: The STEM Portal Experience, which was accepted for presentation at the American Evaluation Association’s annual meeting. Dr. Voris is also the co-author of the poster presentation Keeping Pace with STEM: Creative Use of Innovative Technology in the Evaluation Process also being presented at the American Evaluation Association annual meeting (October in Denver) with Michael Mitchell.
  • Elisabeth Wright, Ph.D. (Core Faculty) presented Collaboration in International Projects among Smaller European Nations at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland.