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Tiniç, Seha M(ehmet)

Tiniç, Seha M(ehmet)

Tiniç, Seha M(ehmet)

Tiniç, Seha M(ehmet) (b. 23 November, 1941, Istanbul), academician who served as president of Koç University (KU) from 1993 to 2001.

In 1964, he obtained a degree in business administration from Robert College Undergraduate Department (today’s Boğaziçi University). After completing a master’s degree at the University of Tulsa, USA, he lectured at the Middle East Technical University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration (1966-67). He received a doctorate in business from Cornell University, USA in 1970. He lectured as associate professor in the University of Alberta, Canada (1970-73) and professor (1973-85). He also served as guest lecturer at Dartmouth College, USA (1976-77) and the University of British Columbia, Canada (1978-79) and worked at the University of Texas School of Business Management (1985-93). Tiniç contributed to the foundation of KU, where he was appointed as president in 1993, a position he held until the middle of 2001.

Member of American Finance Association, Western Finance Association (President, 1984-85), American Economic Association and Finance Management Association, Tiniç has published over 30 papers on finance as well as several books including, Investing in Securities: An Efficient Markets Approach (1979) and Solutions Manual for Investing in Securities: An Efficient Markets Approach (1979; with Richard R. West).

Abadan Unat, Nermin

Political scientist who received the Vehbi Koç Award for education in 2012.