USI names Dr. Carey Dean of the Romain College of Business

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Dr. Catherine (Cathy) Carey has accepted the position of Dean of the Romain College of Business at the University of Southern Indiana.

The announcement was made Monday by Dr. Mohammed Khayum and is effective Monday, July 1, 2019.

Dr. Carey will succeed Dr. Khayum as dean, who served in the position for 12 years before being named Provost in 2018.

Carey has served as interim dean of the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University since July of 2018.

She joined the WKU faculty in 1992 as assistant professor of economics, was promoted to associate professor in 1998 and professor in 2008 and served as chair of the WKU Department of Economics from 2012-2018.

As an administrator at WKU, Carey oversaw multiple hiring searches, instituted recruiting initiatives for high school students, led both college and departmental fundraising efforts and built new academic programs and opportunities for both students and faculty. She has been published in multiple peer-reviewed academic journals.

Carey has a bachelor’s degree in business and economics, and both master’s and doctoral in economics, from the University of Kentucky.

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(This story was originally published on May 20, 2019)

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