College of Business names new dean

By Daily Illini Staff Report

Jeffrey R. Brown has been named the new dean for the College of Business at the University.

Brown teaches finance courses in the College of Business. He is also the William G. Karnes Professor of Finance and the director of the Center for Business and Public Policy. The appointment was announced via press release on Tuesday.

Brown’s position as the 10th dean of the college needs to be approved by the Board of Trustees at a meeting in Chicago in late July.

According to the News Bureau, Brown will replace Lawrence DeBrock, dean of the college since 2009. DeBrock will rejoin the faculty, according to the release. 

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