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Van G. H. Clouse, PhD

Chair Emeritus, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship
College of Business, Room W211
(502) 852-4782
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Education

  • B.A. (Economics) Wofford College, 1970
  • M.S. (Management) Clemson University, 1983
  • Ph.D. (Industrial Management) Clemson University, 1986

University Affiliations

University of Louisville / College of Business (1986-Present)

Department Chair, Entrepreneurship Department July 2012 - Present
Director, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship July 2011 - Present
Cobb Family Professor of Entrepreneurship October 1999 - Present
Founding Member and Team Lead of the Entrepreneurship MBA (IMBA) program 1993 – Present Associate Professor of Management August 1992 - Present
Assistant Professor of Management August 1986 - July 1992

Awards & Honors

Inducted into University of Louisville College of Business Craf Society

Recipient University of Louisville Trustees Award

College of Business Faculty Excellence Award

Nominated by Dean Charlie Moyer of the College of Business for the University of Louisville Trustees Award

Nominated by Dean Charlie Moyer of the College of Business for the University of Louisville Trustees Award

College of Business Graduate Teaching Award

College of Business Faculty Service Award

College of Business Faculty Excellence Award

Nominated by Dean Robert L. Taylor of the College of Business and Public Administration for the University of Louisville Trustees Award

Nominated by Dean Robert L. Taylor of the College of Business and Public Administration for the University of Louisville Trustees Award

College of Business and Public Administration Outstanding Achievement Award

This award recognizes my work with the college’s PaineWebber / bCatalyst New Venture Competition, my work with teams that go to regional, national, and international business plan competitions, and for helping new ventures grow.

Nominated by Dean Robert L. Taylor of the College of Business and Public Administration for the University of Louisville Trustees Award

Creativity and Innovation in Entrepreneurship Education Award from MOOT CORP International Business Plan Competition.

MOOT CORP has been recognized by Business Week as the “Super Bowl of Business Plan Competitions”

College of Business and Public Administration Graduate Teaching Award

College of Business and Public Administration Faculty Excellence Award

Nominated by Dean Robert L. Taylor of the College of Business and Public Administration for the University of Louisville Trustees Award

Nominated by the Integrative MBA students for the University of Louisville Trustees Award

Maker's Mark Distillery Faculty Award

Academic Year University of Louisville School of Business Faculty Excellence Award in recognition of teaching and service activities in new venture development

Academic Year University of Louisville Department of Management Outstanding Teaching Award

Alternate faculty participant in the Richard D. Irwin/Beta Gamma Sigma National Seminar

1990-91

Elected by the University of Louisville Graduate Council to serve as a member of the Graduate Faculty

Academic Year University of Louisville School of Business Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Academic Year University of Louisville Department of Management Outstanding Research Award

Nominated by the School of Business at the University of Louisville for the President's Initiative for Research Award

Received the "Best Paper Award - United States Category" at the 34th World Conference of the International Council for Small Business

Recognized by the College of Commerce and Industry at Clemson University for outstanding service as the Small Business Institute Director and Assistant/Acting Director of the Small Business Development Center for the period 1980 - 1986

Research & Publications

Curriculum Vita

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