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Programs

Statia Canning

Statia M. Canning

Assistant Director, Business Programs
Office: Washburn 215
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4979
Statia is involved with all aspects of advising, counseling, and event planning and execution for current and prospective FBS undergraduate students.   View Profile
Laurie Stokes

Laurie M. Stokes

Associate Director, Business Programs
Office: 2nd floor, Washburn
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4887
Laurie is the primary contact for all things relating to FBS undergraduate programs, policies and procedures. Laurie also directs FBS open houses and other programming for current and prospective undergraduate business students. Office:  Washburn 206 View Profile
Lorelle Tross

Lorelle C. Tross

Administrative Assistant V
Office: 2nd floor, Washburn
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5218
Lorelle is the FBS receptionist in the main office, WB215. In addition to being the initial point of contact for most non-admissions related FBS inquiries and visitors, Lorelle handles payroll for FBS student employees; reserves rooms and orders food for FBS programs-related meetings; and orders books and supplies for FBS faculty and staff.  Office:  Washburn 215 View Profile
Sandra Wellinghoff

Sandra Wellinghoff

Director, MBA and Online Learning
Office: Gateway 2 at 50 Prescott
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5906
Sandy directs WPI's MBA program and all things associated with the MBA including course sequencing, faculty scheduling, blended course residencies and value-added programming. Sandy also heads up outreach to WPI undergrads re BS/MS opportunities in the Business School. Office:  Gateway 2 at 50 Prescott View Profile
Norman Wilkinson

Norman D. Wilkinson

Executive Director
Office: 2nd floor, Washburn
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5957
Norm oversees all things related to the Business School programs, including course scheduling, faculty deployment, and program design. Norm also serves as a counselor to all Business School students. Norm has a J.D. from the University of Connecticut; an M.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University; and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Maine. Office:  Washburn 215 View Profile

Operations

Brent French

Brent E. French

Exec Dir, Finance & Operations
As a member of The Business School leadership team, Brent is responsible for accreditation, budgeting, and operations. He was formerly an Associate Professor of Leadership at the Naval War College, and currently serves as an Adjunct Teaching Professor of Teamwork and Leadership.  He earned a BA in Political Science from the University of Connecticut, an MBA from WPI, and a PhD in Leadership from Antioch University.  Prior to beginning a career in higher education he worked in the information technology sector and served in the military. ... View Profile