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The Citadel names five finalists for dean of business school

Staff Report
Published Nov. 8, 2012

The Citadel has named a South Carolinian and four others as finalists for dean of the School of Business Administration.

The finalists are: William Trumbull, associate professor of economics and a Fulbright Scholar for the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University; Elnora Stuart, associate dean of the George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina-Upstate; Rita Jordan, professor emeritus for the Department of Management at the U.S. Air Force Academy; Bob Wood, dean of the Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University in Maryland; and Joe Alexander, associate dean for The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business at Belmont University in Tennessee.

The finalists will be on campus in November and December for interviews. The Citadel is looking for a replacement for Ron Green, who began working at the school in 2007 and will return to teaching next year.

The dean oversees the administration of the school, the curriculum, budget, personnel, academic matters and faculty development. The School of Business Administration has about 650 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students. The school also has 25 full-time faculty.