Faculty

Students are pictured in 2018 outside Appalachian State University’s Kenneth E. Peacock Hall, which houses the university’s Walker College of Business. Walker College and its on-campus MBA program have been recognized among the best in the nation for 2021, according to The Princeton Review.

The Princeton Review names App State an ‘excellent choice’ for an MBA
Dec 22, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “We recommend Appalachian State University as an excellent choice for an aspiring MBA,” said Rob Franek, editor-in-chief of The Pr...

Grant-funded studies by App State analyze COVID-19’s economic impact on Northwestern NC

Grant-funded studies by App State analyze COVID-19’s economic impact on Northwestern NC
Dec 21, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University was awarded nearly $98,000 in grant funding from the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory to con...

Iyer earns Hugh J. Watson Award

Iyer earns Hugh J. Watson Award
Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer, an Appalachian State University professor of computer information systems, has earned the Hugh J. Watson Award for her outstanding a...

Local business leaders brush up on Excel knowledge through online, data-driven learning session

Local business leaders brush up on Excel knowledge through online, data-driven learning session
Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Scott Hunsinger, interim chair of Appalachian State University's Department of Computer Information Systems, recently presented a professional edu...

Displayed in front of the Appalachian State University sign, located in Founders Plaza on App State’s campus, are the university mace and banner, along with the banners for App State’s College of Arts and Sciences, Beaver College of Health Sciences, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Hayes School of Music, Reich College of Education, Walker College of Business and Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies. The state flag is shown at far right and the U.S. flag is pictured at far left.

More than 1,700 Mountaineer graduates to be recognized during App State’s virtual Fall Commencement
Dec 7, 2020

View original story at today.appstate.edu.As 2020 comes to a close — a year marked by the global pandemic — Mountaineers near and far will celebra...

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Marketing professors weighs in on accepting credit cards by phone
Dec 4, 2020

CreditDonkey recently assembled a panel of industry experts to answer readers' most pressing questions on the benefits of accepting credit cards via p...

Fans wearing masks during a college football game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Illinois Fighting Illini on November 7, 2020 at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, ILL

Research from economics professor suggests sports fans will pay more to risk less (Covid-19)
Dec 4, 2020

Research from Appalachian State University Professor of Economics John Whitehead recently appeared in the Forbes article, Fans Are Coming Back to...

Dr. Tracy Reed will serve as associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

Reed named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Tracy Reed has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs and administration in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State Univ...

Dr. Dave McEvoy to serve as chair of the Department of Economics in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

McEvoy named chair in the Department of Economics
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. David (Dave) McEvoy has been named chair for the Department of Economics in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.Dr. McE...

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer will serve as acting associate dean for graduate programs and research in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

Iyer to serve as acting associate dean of graduate programs and research in the Walker College
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer has been named acting associate dean for graduate programs and research in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State Univer...