New Faculty Members Join Coles College of Business at KSU

The Coles College of Business has added several new faculty members.

Georgia (Sep 1, 2004) — New Faculty Members Join Coles College of Business at KSU

Terri Thornton

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The Coles College of Business has added several new faculty members. The new full−time regular faculty members include:

Kathryn K. Epps‚ Ph.D. – Department of Accounting
Ann B. Gillette‚ Ph.D. – Department of Economics & Finance
Rongbing Huang‚ Ph.D. – Department of Economics & Finance
Abhra Roy‚ Ph.D. – Department of Economics & Finance
Jesse A. Schwartz‚ Ph.D. – Department of Economics & Finance
Robin Anne Cheramie‚ Ph.D. – Department of Management & Entrepreneurship
Tyra Anne Mitchell‚ M.S. – Department of Marketing & Professional Sales

In addition‚ the new temporary faculty members include:

Frederick D. Jones‚ Ph.D. – Department of Accounting
Ralph G. Walker‚ Ph.D. – Department of Accounting
Janice Barrow‚ Ph.D. – Department of Leadership & Professional Development
Leilani Plendl‚ M.B.A. – Department of Marketing & Professional Sales
Kathy Shepherd‚ M.B.A. – Department of Marketing & Professional Sales

“The business school is experiencing unprecedented growth and we are excited to be able to welcome such highly−qualified educators‚” said Coles College Dean Tim Mescon.”

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