8: McIntire School of Commerce

General Information | Academic Requirements | Course Descriptions | Faculty

History | The McIntire School Today | Accreditation | Scholarships and Awards
Student Organizations and Activities | Career Opportunities and Resources
Endowed Chairs | Research Programs | McIntire Small Business Institute
McIntire Business Institute | McIntire Commerce Connection | Executive Education Programs
The McIntire School Advisory Board | The McIntire School of Commerce Foundation

Research Programs

Ongoing research is an important way for faculty members to keep abreast of the latest developments in their disciplines and contribute to the advancement of knowledge. Faculty research is supported through the funding of summer research grants and periodic leaves. Other forms of support include the establishment of research professorships available to faculty members at all ranks, and research opportunities through the Crestar Center for Small and Emerging Businesses, the Center for Financial Services Studies, the PricewaterhouseCoopers Center for Innovation in Business Learning, and the Center for the Management of Information Technology.

The Ramon W. Breeden, Sr. Faculty Research Professorship   was established in memory of his father by Ramon W. Breeden, Jr. (Com. ‘56).

The Carter Machinery Research Fellowship  was established with the generous support of Carter Machinery Company, Inc. and Beirne Carter, a distinguished alumnus of the McIntire School.

The Coopers & Lybrand Research Fellowship  was established with a commitment from the Coopers & Lybrand Foundation.

The Paul Tudor Jones, II Eminent Scholars Research Professorship  was established by Paul Tudor Jones and is shared jointly with The Darden School. Income from the endowment is used to expose undergraduate and graduate students to the concepts of technical analysis.

The Marriott Research Fellowship  is funded annually by the Marriott Foundation.

The C. Coleman McGehee Faculty Research Professorship  was established with support from NationsBank.

The Martin J. Patsel, Jr. Research Professorship  was established by alumnus Martin J. Patsel, Jr., the late President of Roanoke Distributing Company.

The Peterson & Co. Summer Research Fellowship  is funded annually by Peterson & Co. Consulting.

The Price Waterhouse Research Fellowship  was established with a commitment from the Price Waterhouse Foundation and alumni members of the firm.

The Deloitte-Touche Research Fellowship  was established with a contribution from Touche, Ross & Company.

The William Stamps Farish Faculty Research Professorships of Entrepreneurial Studies  were established with support from the William Stamps Farish Fund.

The Crestar Center for Small and Emerging Businesses(commerce.virginia.edu/cseb)  was established to assist small and emerging businesses develop and grow through three cooperative and synergistic endeavors: small business symposiums, student projects, and faculty research.

The Center for Financial Services Studies (gates.comm.virginia.edu/cfss/) serves to provide a focus on the School’s many educational and research services for the financial services industry. The center also funds McIntire faculty members who conduct special studies concerning problems and issues in the industry. gates.comm.virginia.edu/cfss/.

The PricewaterhouseCoopers Center for Innovation in Business Learning (commerce. virginia.edu/cibl)  provides a focus for the School’s basic mission of quality business education. The center performs and disseminates research on professional business education, provides teaching effectiveness resources for the School’s faculty, and provides a forum for interaction between the School’s faculty and other faculty. The basic mission of the center is to promote excellence in professional business education within the School, the University, and other universities.

The Center for the Management of Information Technology (gates.comm.virginia. edu/cmit)  promotes research and education on topics related to the management and application of information technology within organizations. To this end, the center functions as the nexus for an interdisciplinary network of practitioners and academicians.


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