Linda Beck Halliburton is the new director of Graduate Business and Executive Education Programs in the Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota.
Linda has held key roles at the University of Minnesota, among other institutions, as well as leadership roles in the private sector. Her experiences working in both higher education and the business world make her uniquely qualified to forge stronger relationships between the Beacom School of Business and the business community.
She holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Augustana University, an M.S. in Human Resource Development from St. Cloud State University, and has completed all coursework toward a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and Policy Development from the University of Minnesota.
“We are delighted to have Linda join the Beacom School of Business to strengthen and lead our efforts to distinguish and grow our nationally-ranked graduate programs in business and accounting,” said Venky Venkatachalam, dean of the Beacom School of Business. “Linda's experience will also help us develop executive education programs to address the needs of working professionals and senior executives in South Dakota and the region.”