Spring 2005 UMASS Amherst
Operations Research / Management Science Seminar Series

Date: Friday, April 29, 2005

Time: 11:00 PM
Location: Isenberg School of Management, Room 112

Speaker: Professor Glenn Wong

Department of Sport Management
Isenberg School of Management
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Biography: Glenn M. Wong is a Professor in the Sport Management Department in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has been a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts since 1979. He served as Department Head of the Sport Management Program from 1986 to 1997. In 1992-93, he served as Interim Director of Athletics and then Acting Dean of the School of Physical Education. He received a Chancellor's Medal of Honor for his work as Director of Athletics. Wong is currently the Faculty Athletics Representative for the University of Massachusetts to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and has served in that role since 1993. He has taught courses in Sport Law, Sport Finance and Business, and Labor Relations. He also served as an adjunct professor in the Labor-Management Relations program. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Sociology at Brandeis University in 1974, where he co-captained the basketball team, and a Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School in 1977.

In 2003, he earned the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Massachusetts. In April 2001, he received the Distinguished Faculty Award from the University of Massachusetts Alumni Association. In April, 1999, he gave a presentation entitled "The Impact of the Law on the Development of Sports" in the University of Massachusetts Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series, and received his second Chancellor's Medal of Honor.
TITLE: Salary Arbitration in Major League Baseball:
Is it an Effective Way to Establish Salaries in Sports?

This series is organized by the UMASS Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter. Support for this series is provided by the Isenberg School of Management, the Department of Finance and Operations Management, and the John F. Smith Memorial Fund.

For questions, please contact the INFORMS Student Chapter President, Ms. Tina Wakolbinger, wakolbinger@som.umass.edu