Rick Schell Joins Jones School Communications Faculty
HOUSTON, July 13, 2006—Rick Schell has joined the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University, as a lecturer in communications. Schell returns to campus after 30 years in executive positions in the information technology industry with IBM, Amdahl, and Fujitsu. He has a Ph.D. in English from Rice University.
“Rick will be leading the communication instruction in our new MBA for Professionals program,” stated Gale Wiley, director of MBA communications. “Rick’s many years of experience in international business enable him to teach leadership and managerial communications with the perspective of current business issues and practical applications.”
Schell’s broad experience includes executive assignments in field sales, strategic and industry marketing, media and analyst relations, sales education, and global business development. He has also developed and delivered strategic communications to a variety of internal and external audiences, and has been teaching English language and literature classes at area universities throughout his career.