RCB’s Liguori elected president of USASBE

RCB’s Liguori elected president of USASBE


Eric Liguori, the William G. Rohrer Chair of Entrepreneurship in Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business, is the new president of the United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE).

A nationally recognized expert in entrepreneurship education, Liguori is the 37th president of USASBE, the largest professional association in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship education through bold teaching, scholarship and practice.

Liguori, who is executive director of the Rowan’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, has served on USASBE’s Board of Directors for six years, including stints as vice president for publications and research, senior vice president for operations and president-elect.

Author or co-author of four books and 36 peer-reviewed journal articles, Liguori was awarded the “Special Recognition for Innovative Entrepreneurship Education” and the “Ray Smilor Distinguished Service Award” from USASBE in 2017.

He is the executive editor of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, co-editor of the Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, and associate editor for the Journal of Small Business Management.

Liguori joined Rowan as the Rohrer Chair of Entrepreneurship in 2017.