F A C U L T Y  N E W S

Meet the New Faculty

It's a rite of autumn, welcoming new faculty members to the College of Commerce and Business Administration. Below is a list of new and visiting faculty in each of CBA's four departments.


One new faculty member has joined the Department of Accountancy, where there will also be three visiting faculty members during the 1998-99 academic year.

peecher.jpg (5613 bytes) Mark Peecher    doucet.jpg (5106 bytes)  Lorna Doucet     krug.jpg (6986 bytes) Jeffrey Krug


The Department of Business Administration is pleased to announce the hiring of four new assistant professors this year. Three visiting faculty members have also been engaged.



Two new faculty and two visiting faculty appointments have been made in the Department of Economics for the 1998-99 academic year.

In-Koo Cho Cory Capps


The Department of Finance will host four visiting faculty members for the 1998-99 academic year.

W E L C O M E  T O  A L L !

Fair Rewards

They are the first people you talk to when you phone the dean's office and the friendly faces that greet you when you stop by. But here are some of their other award-winning accomplishments.

Janine Zimmerman (right) took second place in the baking division at the Champaign County Fair for her whole wheat bread. This was the first year she participated.

Veteran participant and winner, Alice Althaus (left) took first place and best of show in the African violet class of "Blooming Plants." An accomplished photographer, Alice also took third and fourth place in the photography class.



Congratulations to the following faculty members, whose promotions are effective August 21, 1998:


Four long-time faculty members have announced their retirements from the College of Commerce and Business Administration.

linke.jpg (5344 bytes) Charles Linke    schran.jpg (4834 bytes) Peter Schran   taira.jpg (5788 bytes) Koji Taira


While on sabbatical in Boston for the 1997-98 academic year, associate professor of economics John Conley founded the Association for Public Economic Theory and the Journal of Public Economic Theory. The association will be based at UIUC, as will the journal, which begins publication in January of 1999 and will be co-edited by Myrna Wooders of the University of Toronto.

Executives-in-Residence Autumn 1998

Steven A. Goldman (B.S. Marketing 1965) returned to campus for the first time as an Executive-in-Residence in October 1997. He is executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Television Group, Paramount Pictures.

We are pleased to announce the Executives-in-Residence as of the date of publication.
  • October 21
    BASIL ANDERSON, CFO and executive vice president, Campbell Soup Company
  • October 28 and 29
    MIKE MUHNEY, founder and CEO, CelebritySoft, Inc.

    TOM LEWICKI, CPA, Business and Financial Consulting Services, former CFO, Spyglass

  • November 4
    ROBERT ADY, co-managing partner, World Business Chicago