Guimaraes honored as distinguished lecturer by Claremont Graduate University

Tor Guimaraes, director of Tennessee Tech University’s J.E. Owen Chair of Excellence, recently served as the first lecturer in the Distinguished Lecture Series at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, Calif. The series was created in memory of Magid Igbaria, a colleague and research partner of Guimaraes who passed away in August 2002. Guimaraes, a leading researcher in information systems, presented a session on “Making Academic Research More Relevant in Practice.”