At the College of Business we are focused on your success. With small class sizes you receive personalized attention throughout your program and study with world class faculty who publish in top journals. Come see what we have to offer.

College of Business Main Office
Location: G Building, Room 265
Hours: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Phone: 708.534.4930

Mission, Vision, & Core Values


The AACSB-accredited College of Business provides an accessible, high quality education to a diverse student body primarily from the Chicago metropolitan area.We actively engage in research and service, which impact the business and academic community and society. We empower our students with the knowledge, skills and ethical perspectives needed to succeed in a technologically sophisticated global society.


The College of Business will be recognized as a school of choice in the region for high quality talent in the fields of business and economic development.


Core Values

Excellence:committed to excellence in teaching, research and service, we serve the division, the college, the university, the community and the profession.

Continuous Improvement: combining our talents and perspectives to generate original ideas, we depart from conventional views to pursue new approaches, concepts, and visions to advance our teaching, research, services and administrative processes.
Diversity: practicing diversity we encourage wide ranging perspectives, promote open dialogue and model respectful interaction.
Accountability: demonstrating individual accountability and shared responsibility, we practice fair, honest, open and transparent interactions while using resources effectively and efficiently.


Governors State University's College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB accreditation is a mark of excellence achieved by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide.

Why does AACSB accreditation matter? AACSB-accredited schools

  • are recognized worldwide by top employers and other universities.
  • have employers that only hire their graduates.
  • have more access to recruiters.
  • have graduates that receive higher, more competitive salaries.
  • say being accredited improves the quality of their business programs.
  • say being accredited helps them hire and retain the best professors and researchers.
  • have students that are more international and are likely to earn higher levels of education.
  • have students with high-graduating GPAs
  • are challenging and teach the best skills that give a distinct advantage in the real world.
    (Source: AACSB BestBizSchools)

Governors State University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission


Meet your goals with courses to fit your schedule. Choose from a range of business programs at the undergraduate or graduate levels.

Graduate Programs   

Graduate Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Programs 


Complement your studies. Join our student organizations and gain valuable networking and real-world experience.


Faculty & Staff

College of Business Dean's Office

Dalmia, Sonia, Ph.D., Dean

Rajadhayaksha, Ujvala, Ph.D., Associate Dean

Blackman, Karen,  Manager of Recruitment, Marketing, and External Relations

Fuller, Gloria, Office Manager, Dean's Office 

Gray, Adrienne, Business Administrative Associate, Dean's Office

Henry, Runisia, Grants Programs Coordinator

College of Business Academic Services

Frosh, Anne, Director of Academic Services 

Judge, Peter, Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator

Mitchell, Robbin, Academic Advisor for Graduate Business Programs

Williams, Ruby, Admissions and Records Officer, Academic Services  

Division of Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, & Economics

Alfano, Jeff, M.B.A., M.S., Lecturer in Management Information Systems

Andrews, Anthony, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics

Carl, Katherine, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, Program Coordinator for the MS in Business Analytics

Ferran, Carlos, D.B.A., Professor of Management Information Systems

Garcia, Robert, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Green, David, Ph.D., Division Chair, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, & Economics,  Professor of Management Information Systems

Keane, Alice, J.D., L.L.M., Associate Professor of Accounting

Kresse, William, J.D., M.S., C.P.A., Associate Professor of Accounting

Lewis, Anton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Accounting

Mary, Sébastien, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics

McKenna, Brian, J.D., L.L.M., Associate Professor of Accounting

Mengova, Evelina, Ph.D., Economics Program Coordinator, Professor of Economics, Program Coordinator for the BA in Economics

Nagel, Ann, Office Manager, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, & Economics  

Trendell, Michael, M.B.A., C.P.A., Lecturer in Accounting

Wang, TJ, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Accounting  

Williams, Michael, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance

Yang, Junyao, ABD., Instructor of Management Information Systems 

Division of Management, Marketing, & Entrepreneurship

Cha, Wonsuk, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management

He, Ting Ting, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing

Ijose, Olu, Ph.D., Division Chair, Management, Marketing, & Entrepreneurship, Professor of Management

Jang, Hyunku, Ph.D., Marketing Concentration Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Marketing

Keaton, Kimberly, Office Manager, Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship

Kerns, Tricia, Ed.D., Lecturer in Management

Mohanty, Praggyan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing

Park, Hye, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management

Sargut,Gökçe, Ph.D., MBA Program Coordinator, Associate Professor of Management

Shinde, Uday, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management

Simon, John, Ph.D., Applied Science and Manufacturing Management Program Coordinator, Supply Chain Management Concentration Coordinator, Associate Professor of Management

Tian, Feng, Ph.D., Management Program Coordinator, Associate Professor of Management

Vanderpool, Chelsea, Ph.D., Management Concentration Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Management

Wagner, Cecil, M.A., Lecturer in Management

Wagner, Stephen, Ph.D.,  Human Resources Management Program Coordinator, Professor of Management