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College Leadership

Providing direction, removing roadblocks, and ensuring progress for faculty, staff, and students.

Our Commitment 

The focus of the College of Business Dean’s Office remains constant: We're committed to helping others succeed so that we all succeed. We provide thoughtful leadership to our faculty and staff and support them in evolving with industry trends to deliver the highest quality education for future business leaders. 

In a time when higher education is in a state of massive disruption, having strong leadership matters. Our executive leadership team ensures the fulfillment of our mission and the continued advancement of our College of Business. 

Our Vision

We are Bobcats! Agile professionals who are disciplined risk takers, life-long learners, and curious global citizens. We are Ohio University's College of Business - the educational choice of tomorrow's leaders.

Our Mission

We inspire innovators who strategically create value. We motivate leaders who serve with grit and determination. We nurture self-aware citizens who better the world of business.

Our Values

  • We serve students first, so they serve.
  • We teach principled leadership.
  • We embrace diversity of thought and community.
  • We offer individualized paths to success.
  • We foster relationships that last.
  • We deliver on our promises.

College Executive Leadership 

Dean, College of Business; Glenn E. Corlett Professor of Business
Copeland 614D
Creamer, Jessica
Jessica Creamer
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Copeland 614F
Associate Dean; Associate Provost for Academic Budget Planning
Copeland 612
Associate Dean, Graduate & Professional Programs; O'Bleness Professor of Analytics & Information Systems
Copeland 614B
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs; O’Bleness Associate Professor of Sport Management
Copeland Hall 614A
Assistant Dean, Business Academic Advising & Career Services, Adjunct Instructor of Management
Copeland 220
Nice, Jill
Jill Nice
Assistant Dean; Graduate & Professional Programs
Muck 342
Chair, Marketing; Interim Chair, Analytics & Information Systems; O Bleness Associate Professor of Marketing
Copeland 514B
Chair, Finance; Leona Hughes Associate Professor of Finance
Copeland Hall 514E
Lamar Reams
Lamar Reams
Chair, Sports Administration; Robert H. Freeman Professor of Sports Administration
Copeland 514G
Chair, Management; O’Bleness Associate Professor of Operations Management
Copeland 514D
Director, School of Accountancy; O’Bleness Associate Professor of Accountancy
Copeland 514F
Associate Professor of Instruction in Management; Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
CoLab, Alden Library 301
Fox Associate Professor of Marketing; Director, Center for Consumer Research & Analytics (CRA)
Copeland 409B
Assistant Professor of Marketing; Director, Center for International Business, Education & Development (CIBED)
31 S. Court Street
The Ralph & Luci Schey Professor of Sales; Executive Director, Schey Sales Centre
31 S. Court Street
Executive in Residence in Management; Director, Robert D. Walter Center for Strategic Leadership
Copeland 401A