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


We offer an accessible, high quality education to a diverse student body primarily from the Chicago area, actively engage in research, and provide service to the community. We empower our students with the knowledge, skills and ethical perspectives needed to succeed in a technologically sophisticated global society.


In the region, we will be a school of choice for top 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 of the North Central Association.


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

Graduate 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

Zhao, Jun, D.B.A., Dean

Blackman, Karen,  Manager of Enrollment and External Relations  

Gray, Adrienne, Office Manager, Dean's Office

Janko, Karen, Director of Academic Services

Taylor, Jennifer,  Senior 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

Chung, Dalsang, D.B.A, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

Ferran, Carlos, D.B.A., Assurance of Learning Coordinator, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

Green, David, Ph.D.,  Division Chair, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, & Economics, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, Program Coordinator for the MS in Management Information Systems   

Ji, Susan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance, Concentration Coordinator for Finance

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

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

Matthias, Cindy Office Support Specialist, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, & Economics

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

Mengova, Evelina, Ph.D., Economics Program Coordinator, Associate Professor of Economics

Tayo, Mojisola, A.B.D., Visiting Professor of Economics

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

Wang, TJ, Ph.D., Accounting Program Coordinator (BS & MS), Associate Professor of Accounting  

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


Division of Management, Marketing, & Entrepreneurship


Ijose, Olu, Ph.D., Division Chair, Management, Marketing, & Entrepreneurship, Professor of Management, Director, Center for Global Supply Chain and International Business 

 He,TingTing Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Marketing

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

Rajadhayaksha, Ujvala, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management

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

Shinde, Uday, Ph.D., Assistant 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, PhD, 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