About the College of Business

Message from the Dean

The College of Business stands on a resounding history of excellence. From its first class in September 1903 with one graduate to a full comprehensive program that currently serves around 1,600 students, both undergraduate and graduate, we are building on TWU’s legacy as a premiere school for the development of leaders.

Our cutting-edge curricula at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, help prepare students for successful careers. Whether you consider yourself a traditional student or working adult, our programs can work with your schedule with an offering of face-to-face, hybrid and online courses. In addition, the many resources to help build your professional network, leadership skills and employment marketability and readiness. Your success is important to us and your time here will not be passive nor irrelevant.

I invite you to explore our website and learn more about our majors, our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty, and the many opportunities awaiting you. We welcome you to become a part of this rich history and blaze your own trail with a degree in business.

James R. Lumpkin, PhD
Dean, College of Business

A portrait of Dr. Lumpkin smiling in an office with diploma frames on the wall behind him.

James R. LumpkinPhD
Dean, College of Business
CFO 506
jlumpkin@twu.edu
940-898-3005

Education: PhD, University of Arkansas; MBA, BS, Stephen F. Austin University
Areas of Expertise: Healthcare, mature consumer, research methodology

Page last updated 3:33 PM, May 9, 2019