McIntire Dean Search Committee Announced; Search Process Underway

The University of Virginia has formed a search committee to hire the next dean of the McIntire School of Commerce.

Rouss Hall

The University of Virginia has formed a search committee to hire the next dean of the McIntire School of Commerce. The committee is co-chaired by the University’s Provost, Liz Magill, and Associate Professor of Commerce Amanda P. Cowen.

Members of the search committee include:

Ann G. Backof, Associate Professor of Commerce, Accounting Area
Amanda P. Cowen, Associate Professor of Commerce, Management Area
Michael Gallmeyer, Consumer Bankers Association Professor and Professor of Commerce, Finance Area
John A. Griffin, University of Virginia Board of Visitors, President of the McIntire Foundation Board
Ira C. Harris, Professor, General Faculty, Management Area
Rob Hoover, Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Cyndy Huddleston, Associate Dean, Graduate Admissions
Jason Kramer, McIntire undergraduate student and President of the Commerce Council
Jeanne M. Liedtka, United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration, Darden School of Business
M. Elizabeth Magill, Executive Vice President and Provost
Richard G. Netemeyer, Ralph A. Beeton Professor of Free Enterprise & Professor of Commerce, Marketing Area
Andrea Alston Roberts, Associate Professor of Commerce; Accounting Area
Chris Shumway, McIntire Foundation Board
Ryan Wright, C. Coleman McGehee Professor of Commerce and Associate Professor of Commerce, IT Area

The committee is working in partnership with consultants from UVA’s Executive Search Group (ESG) to identify and attract exceptional candidates. The position description is posted on the ESG website. Nominations can be submitted to Nalini Turner ( and Catherine Lindqvist ( from the ESG team. The committee is also in the process of soliciting stakeholder input on the important priorities and qualities for McIntire’s next dean. Members of the McIntire community can provide input to the committee using this survey link or by emailing

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