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Chicago State University's Vice President and Dean among Diversity MBA Magazine 2012 Diverse Executive and Emerging Leaders

CHICAGO, IL - DiversityMBA Magazine, an internationally distributed publication targeting business professionals in corporate America, entrepreneurs, and students has named the 2012 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders.

The leaders were selected from a group of more than 300 highly competitive candidates from public and privately held companies, as well as entrepreneurs and not for profit organizations. We are pleased that organizations have taken a leadership role in their business sector to recognize and promote leaders for their achievements and community service.

Chicago State University Vice President of Enrollment Management, Angela Henderson and Dean of the College of Business, Derrick Collins, were among few honorees in higher education.

"We are humbled by the success of our Top 100 under 50 recognition program. We aspired to recognize high potential and seasoned executives for their outstanding leadership within their organization and communities. We believe that celebrating individuals who value higher education is a unique recognition in aligning leadership and education" says Pam McElvane, CEO & Publisher.

The honorees were featured in DiversityMBA Magazine's summer 2012 issue and honored at the magazine's Awards Gala held September 20th & 21st at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL. The gala and leadership forum has proven to be one the of the most powerful and engaging forums of its kind, with 85 percent of the Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive and Emerging Leaders in attendance.

DiversityMBA Magazine is a global leadership publication for professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge base from a thought leadership perspective.

Another product of the magazine is "50 Out Front List: Best Places for Diverse Managers to Work," which recognizes organizations that not only demonstrate their strong commitment to diversity but also understand the value of supporting external programs that enhance leadership and retention within their organizations.

This year's honorees come from around the world, including China, Africa, and Europe and from a wide spectrum of industries, including retail, financial services, automotive, railroad, healthcare, education, medical, pharmaceutical, communications, government and consulting. Eighty percent are from corporate America.

Please visit DiversityMBA Magazine for more information.