A Message From the Dean Emeritus

Dr. Ronald McNeil, Dean Emeritus College of Business and Management

Welcome to the College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield.

The College of Business and Management’s mission provides the college with the direction, the basis for continuous improvement, and the provision for admissions decisions and student services needed to serve stakeholders.  Our focus is on organizations and how they operate internally, externally, and in a global environment.  As a College of Business and Management, we must have the academic rigor and applied relevance to carry out our mission in a dynamic environment.

Our college provides the environment for diverse students to prepare for successful business-related careers in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. We focus in accessibility with programs offered online and on campus in Springfield and Peoria. We offer 9 undergraduate majors and concentrations, 8 minors, 3 master’s degrees, 7 graduate certificates many of our programs are available 100% online. Faculty and students also participate at the Center for Business and Regulation and the Illinois Center for Entrepreneurship.

In short, we are here to make a difference.   We value the close ties with our graduates and business leaders.  We intend to keep working to help our current and future students to advance in their careers and achieve their goals.  We can only do that if we invent and reinvent ourselves as academics living in a dynamic world.

We welcome you to the College of Business and Management.