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Welcome from the Dean

A Message from the Dean 

Chris Shook

Welcome to the Gordon Ford College of Business! Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and learn more about us.

As you will see and read, our College is internationally recognized for excellent business and accounting programs that prepare students for long-term career success. We take special pride in our highly-qualified faculty, engaged students, and professional academic advisors that make the learning experience at our College truly unique. Our students participate in many special programs and initiatives that supplement their in-class learning experiences.

We are especially proud of our Centers for Excellence that provide students in-depth exposure to world-class faculty and programs in cutting-edge areas that include: Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Professional Selling, Applied Economics, the Study of Capitalism, and Financial Planning. Our unique combination of classroom learning matched with real-world exposures through guest speakers, internships, and study abroad programs makes our College truly distinctive.

Accreditation in our business and accounting programs by the Assocation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) positions the Gordon Ford College of Business among the most elite collegiate business schools in the world. AACSB accreditation signifies our ongoing commitment to high-quality programs and services that meet the needs of our students, the business community, and society.

On behalf of our faculty, staff, and students, you have my personal invitation to visit our College to experience the opportunities we offer. I am certain you will be impressed by the friendliness and dedication of everyone you meet.

Best regards,

Christopher Shook


The Gordon Ford College of Business is a top business school with dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting programs


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 Last Modified 7/3/19