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Robins School ranks #23 among best business schools

The Robins School is highlighted on Poets&Quants' '2021 Ranking of Best Undergraduate Business Schools'See the Complete Ranking

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Faculty & Staff Highlights

  • Trey Sutton promoted, earns tenure

    Congratulations to Trey Sutton, associate professor of management, for his hard work to earn tenure in the Robins School of Business!

  • Andrea Waddle promoted, earns tenure

    Congratulations to Andrea Waddle, associate professor of economics, for her hard work to earn promotion and tenure in the Robins School of Business!

  • Monique Johnson Appointed to Governor's Administration

    Monique Johnson, COO for the Better Housing Coalition and Executive in Residence for the Robins School, was appointed to the Board of Housing and Community Development for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's administration. She was also recently named to the Women in Real Estate 2020 for her influential role in Richmond's housing industry. 

  • George Hiller Recognized by Center for Civic Engagement

    George Hiller, lecturer of international business, received the Community-Engaged Teaching Award, for consistently demonstrating excellence in community-engaged teaching at the University of Richmond. 

  • Distinguished Educator Awarded to Accounting Professor

    Paul Clikeman, associate professor of accounting, is the business school's recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award. This award has been used to honor excellence in teaching since 1975 when the Cabell Foundation made a grant to the University to be used to attract and retain outstanding faculty and promote excellence in teaching.

  • Management Professor Receives Distinguished Scholarship Award

    Jeff Harrison, the W. David Robbins Chair in Strategic Management and professor of management, received the Distinguished Scholarship Award, which recognizes full-time faculty of the University for a consistent record of outstanding contributions in scholarship as documented through published research, scholarship, or creative expression.

  • Shelley Burns Named to Wiley BEC Advisory Board

    Shelley Burns, director of career programs in business, was named to the Business Education and Careers Wiley Product Advisory Board. As a board member, Burns provides guidance and feedback on Wiley's product portfolio to better serve students in adapting to industry needs and changes.

  • Accounting Faculty Awarded Grant for Audit Research

    The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) awarded Ashley Austin, assistant professor of accounting, a grant for her research “Detecting Fraud: A Proactive Approach to Improving Auditors’ Attention to Fraud During Audit Testing.” The CAQ awards grants to fund independent academic research on projects of interest to the auditing profession

  • Marketing Professor Named a Favorite Business Professor by Poets&Quants

    Bill Bergman, instructor in marketing, was named as a favorite business professor by the class of 2020 in Poets&Quants' annual survey. Bergman's humor, insight, and conversational class format were noted as hallmarks of his unique teaching style.

  • Professors Explore How to Use Client Personalities to Increase Sales Joel Mier, lecturer in marketing, and Jeffrey Carlson, assistant professor of marketing, published "Business buyers are people too: exploring how geodemographics affects business-to-business selling effectiveness", in the Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing. The study explores how sale professionals can use clients'/prospects' personality to increase sales effectiveness with a step-by-step process for practitioners to follow.

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The Robins School of Business hosts two signature speaker series designed to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members for conversations on current business issues.