Horner named Associate Dean for External Affiars, BusinesEdward Horner Jr. has been appointed to the newly created position of Associate Dean for External Affairs for the Graduate School of Business. He is responsible for directing the communications, alumni-relations and philanthropy activities of the GSB.
Horner comes to Chicago from Children's Memorial Foundation, a unit of Children's Memorial Medical Center, where he had served as president and chief executive officer since 1985. He had previously served as vice president of development and public affairs for Children's Memorial Medical Center, as director of development at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and as director of alumni affairs at National-Louis University. Horner received his B.A. in 1971 from the National College of Education and his M.M. in 1990 from Northwestern.