Business dean accepts position at The Citadel

April 16 2007

Ronald F. Green, dean of Indiana State University’s College of Business, has accepted a new position as dean of the school of business at The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina.

“I have been impressed with the way that opportunities to develop leadership skills are ingrained in everything that cadets do. That is one thing that particularly attracted me to The Citadel,” said Green, a South Carolina native. “Having grown up in the Lowcountry, I’ve watched the evolution of the college. The Citadel has made great strides and the business school is moving in a very positive direction.”

Green, who has served as dean and professor of management at Indiana State since 2002, announced last fall that he intended to resign as dean. He will begin his new position at The Citadel on July 1.

“I have enjoyed the last five years at Indiana State. It has been a very successful period for the college of business and I take great pride in that. It will be difficult to leave all of the close friends that I’ve developed, not only within the university but also in the community. However, the opportunity to return home and serve a fine institution such as The Citadel is one that would be very difficult to pass up,” Green said.

“I am very happy for Dean Green,” said C. Jack Maynard, ISU provost and vice president for academic affairs. “The Citadel has selected an excellent dean, professor, and person to lead their college. They are to be commended for their selection. Personally, I will miss Dean Green, but I am very happy for him. South Carolina is his home and to have the opportunity to lead an excellent college and return home is something that many of us would cherish.”

Green earned his doctoral degree from Clemson University, his master’s of public administration and master’s of business administration from Jacksonville State University and his bachelor’s degree from Clemson.

Contact: Ronald F. Green, dean, College of Business, Indiana State University,(812) 237-2000 or

Writer: Dave Taylor, media relations director, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3743 or

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Ronald F. Green, who announced last fall that he would be stepping down as dean of ISU's College of Business, has accepted the position of dean of the school of business at The Citadel, effective July 1.

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