The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University has announced the appointment of James Bast as assistant dean and director of master's programs.
Bast is an experienced, entrepreneurial MBA administrator with proven results in enrollment management operating full-time, part-time, weekend and corporate programs.
He has directed programs at the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University, the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University.
His experience in the corporate world, prior to academia, provides insight into business culture and core competency expectations.
Throughout his career, Bast has been active in national, state and local professional organizations.