The Office of the Dean of the College of Business is pleased to announce Godwin-Charles Ogbeide, Ph.D., as the next director of the White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) . Ogbeide comes to PNW after having served as an associate professor and director of strategy and hospitality and founding director of the Events and Tourism Institute (ETI) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).  Ogbeide is vice president and immediate past president of the Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (CHRIE), a nonprofit association working to promote global education, research, service and business in the hospitality & tourism industry. His research interests are in the areas of leadership strategy, events, hospitality and tourism management, as well as the implications of policies and marketing strategies on stakeholders’ behavior. He is a reviewer and editorial board member for several scholarly journals and the chief editor of the Events and Tourism Review.