College Graduates First Doctoral Class
—June 5, 2006
College of Business graduated its first class of doctoral students during commencement exercises May 11. Four doctoral students
completed their degrees this spring. They were Paramita Bandyopadhyay, Brian Daugherty, James
Hackard and Wayne Tervo. They received their degrees in accounting and finance and each have accepted
faculty positions at leading institutions.
Also participating in commencement exercises were Craig Armstrong, organization and management studies,
and Juan Sanchez, accounting. They will complete their degrees this summer.
The college's first doctoral graduate, Ju Xiang, completed his degree in December in finance.
The college has offered a Ph.D. in Business Administration since 2002, with concentrations in accounting, finance, information
technology and organization and management studies. Beginning this fall a new Ph.D. in Applied Statistics has been added.