Albers is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As of July 2014, less than five percent of the world’s business schools and less than one third of U.S. business schools have achieved business accreditation from AACSB.
Jay Lambe comes to Seattle University after having been been a marketing faculty member at Virginia Tech and Texas Tech University. Prior to his academic career, he worked in private industry where he was employed in the field of business-to-business marketing for both AT&T and Xerox. Dr. Lambe is a member of the Editorial Review Board for Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing (2000 to present), and Industrial Marketing Management (2005 to present). He also serves as an Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Organization Science, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, Journal of Management Studies, and International Journal of Management Reviews. Dr. Lambe was chosen as the 1999 Outstanding Faculty Member at Texas Tech University by the Mortar Board and Omicron Delta Kappa (national organizations that promote excellence in teaching). This award recognizes faculty for excellence in teaching. Only five faculty from the entire university are selected annually for the award. Dr. Lambe was the winner of the 2003 Winter AMA Educators; Conference's "Best Overall Paper Award" and "Best Interorganizational Issues Track Paper Award" for the paper "Antecedents of Relational Norms in Developing and Mature Relationships" with co-authors Stephan Grzeskowiak, James R. Brown, and Kåre Sandvik.