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About CoB


Nothing in the business world operates in a vacuum. The same can be said for our business curriculum.

BusinessWeek has ranked us third on the public schools list and fourth out of all undergraduate business schools in the U.S. for return on investment, calculated by comparing annual tuition and required fees and median starting salaries for 2008 graduates.

Our juniors spend a semester in an integrated course that's team-taught by professors from every business discipline. This unique synthesis prepares them to understand the interrelations of business systems, an incredible advantage over students from other schools.

Constant innovation is our hallmark. More than 250 companies visit our campus each year. Our job placement rate is about 90 percent during the past decade.

Our students learn to excel in group work because we know that employers demand it.

What do our business students expect? Academic rigor, team projects, class presentations, priority on information technology, a supportive infrastructure, and a successful future.


Dean's Office

Dr. Mary Gowan, Dean
Dr. Richard Mathieu, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Prof. Kimberley Foreman, Associate Dean, Human Resources & Administration
Prof. Joyce Guthrie, Associate Dean, Student Services
Patricia L. May, Director of Communications
David Grimm, Director of Development


Dr. William Wood, Center for Economic Education
Carol Hamilton, Center for Entrepreneurship
Dr. Robert W. Kolodinsky, Gilliam Center for Ethical Business Leadership
Lynn S. Powell, Institute of Certified Professional Managers
Joyce Krech, Small Business Development Center
Bob Eliason, Interim Director, Interpersonal Effectiveness Institute

Academic Unit Heads

School of Professional Studies
Dr. Paul Copley, Accounting
Dr. Michael Mitri, Interim, Computer Information Systems & Management Science
Dr. Ehsan Ahmed, Economics
Dr. Pamela Drake, Finance & Business Law
Dr. Michael O'Fallon, Hospitality & Tourism Management
Dr. Scott Gallagher, Management
Dr. W. Val Larsen, Interim, Marketing

School of Integrated Studies
Dr. Marion White,
International Business
Dr. Michael Busing,
Master of Business Administration 

School of Hospitality, Sport, and Recreation Management
Dr. Michael O'Fallon, Director

School of Strategic Leadership Studies
Dr. Susan Murphy, Director

Advisory Councils


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