The University of Northern Colorado in Greeley has appointed SherRhonda Gibbs as the next dean of the university’s Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business. Her appointment begins in July.
“I’m so excited for the opportunity to join the leadership team at the University of Northern Colorado and the Monfort College of Business,” Dr. Gibbs said. “The college has fantastic business programs, great faculty, and outstanding students. I hope to continue the tradition of delivering high-quality business education with an emphasis on student retention and success.”
Currently, Dr. Gibbs holds the Alvin Williams Endowed Chair of Minority Entrepreneurship in the School of Management at the University of Southern Mississippi. She also serves as the interim director of the School of Management. Earlier in her career, Dr. Gibbs served on the faculty at Jackson State University in Mississippi and held posts at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and at IBM Corporation.
Dr. Gibbs is senior vice president of membership for the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. She serves as associate editor of the journal Management Decision.
Professor Gibbs is a graduate of Grambling State University in Louisiana, where she majored in computer science. She holds an MBA from Winona State University in Minnesota and a doctorate in business administration from Jackson State University.