Indiana State University Newsroom

College of Business dean to step down in June 2007

October 12, 2006

Ronald F. Green, dean of Indiana State University's College of Business, today announced his intent to resign at the end of the current fiscal year to pursue other opportunities including assuming his role as professor of management in the college's organizational department. His resignation will be effective June 30, 2007.

"I am very proud of our accomplishments and feel that the College of Business is well positioned for the future," Green said.

He expressed great satisfaction with the progress of the college outreach efforts and their commitment to partnering with the regional and global business communities. He also expressed pride in the revision of the MBA program and with new programs in forensic accounting, motorsports and financial services.

Green also noted the growth of the Networks Financial Institute (NFI), especially the Networks Scholars Program, in positioning Indiana State University at the center of financial services education and in providing services to the financial services industry.

Green has served as dean since July 2002. Prior to coming to Indiana State, he was the associate dean and director of graduate studies at East Tennessee State University. He earned his doctorate degree in industrial management from Clemson University in 1986 and received an MPA from Jacksonville State University in Alabama in 1982 where he also earned an MBA in 1978. His bachelor's degree was from Clemson.

"This is a critically important position not only for Indiana State and our students but for the community, state and region. We hope to build upon the growth of the college under Dean Green's leadership and the success of NFI to position Indiana State as a national leader in the financial services industry as well as continue to develop programs to assist business and industry and drive economic development," said C. Jack Maynard, provost and vice president for academic affairs.

"I want to personally thank Dean Green for his leadership at the college and university level. The college has made significant progress under his leadership and we are all most appreciative" said Maynard. A national search for Green's successor will start in the near future.

Contact and writer: Teresa Exline, university spokesperson, Indiana State University, (812) 237-7783 or