College of Business
Deans and Administration
At the College of Business, Auburn University students become polished business professionals. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills, the broad exposure and the ethical foundation that ensure success in the business world.
Dean and Wells Fargo Professor
As Dean, Dr. Hardgrave serves as the chief academic and administrative officer for the College. Before his appointment, Dr. Hardgrave served as the Executive Director of the Information Technology Research Institute at the University of Arkansas where he also founded and directed the RFID Research Center.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
A former department head in Accounting, co-author of a widely used textbook and an award winning teacher, Dr. Godwin is responsible for leading the College’s undergraduate academic programs and providing a superior student experience.
Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs
An economist by training, Dr. Gropper is responsible for all Masters Programs in the College as well as the College’s International programs. Dr. Gropper initiated and directs the most distinguished distance learning programs at the University.
Associate Dean Research & Outreach, Regions Bank Professor
Dr. Hanna is responsible for building and overseeing the research and outreach enterprises in the College. Trained in both Logistics and Accounting, Hanna brings to the job both practical business experience and award-winning research skills.