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The vital component that truly elevates the Warrington College of Business into prominence is its talented faculty. UF Warrington’s faculty are world-renowned for their difference-making, thought-provoking and leading research and are consistently recognized in their industries and academia for their work, all of which you can read about here. See the most recent news about UF Warrington’s faculty and research below.

Janiszewski tapped as new ACR President

Gainesville, Fla. – Chris Janiszewski, Faricy Professor of Marketing at the Warrington College of Business Administration, has been elected president of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR). The mission of the ACR is to advance consumer research and facilitate the exchange of scholarly information among members of academia, industry, and government worldwide. The Association has 1700 members from business (primarily marketing and advertising) and social science (primarily psychology and communication) departments. “The mission of ACR is to facilitate the growth

Weitz honored with lifetime achievement award

Gainesville, Fla. – Bart Weitz, JCPenney Eminent Scholar and Professor of Marketing at the University of Florida, has been honored with the 2007 IOSIG Lifetime Achievement Award. The Interorganizational Special Interest Group (IOSIG) of the American Marketing Association (AMA) has been designed to facilitate interaction among academic members of the AMA with an interest in channels of distribution, business-to-business marketing, and business alliances. Professor Weitz has been on the faculty of the University’s Warrington College of Business Administration since 1985,

Management faculty ranks No. 1 in productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Management Faculty was ranked #1 in the U.S. in a recently released study of faculty research productivity. In a joint study by Texas A & M University and the University of Florida, the research productivity of management departments of members of the Association of American Universities (AAU) were analyzed for research published in the top management journals during 2004 and 2005. The top eight management journals are: Academy of Management Journal Academy of

Real Estate Center receives $2.5 million to bolster program

Gainesville, Fla. – It was announced today that Kelley Bergstrom of Kenilworth, Ill. has pledged $2.5 million to the University of Florida’s Center for Real Estate Studies, which is housed in and part of the Warrington College of Business. The center, established in 1986, conducts extensive real estate economic research and offers numerous degree programs, including a one‐year Master of Science in Real Estate degree, a joint program with UF’s Levin College of Law allowing students to earn two degrees

UF Center for Real Estate Studies is 8th most influential

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In its fall 2006 publication, Real Estate Economics ranked the University of Florida as the eighth most influential university in real estate research. The same publication ranked David Ling, UF’s William D. Hussey Professor of Real Estate, as the seventh most influential individual real estate researcher. The university’s “influence” ranking is based on the number of times articles published by UF researchers were cited in leading real estate journals from 2000 through 2004. This ranking places UF

UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the top in rankings

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was ranked in the “First Tier” of regional entrepreneurship programs for 2005 by the research firm EntrePoint in its Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program Rankings. This is the first time that Warrington’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has been named one of the 13 centers in the “Top Tier.” The Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program Rankings were compiled through a combination of survey information collected from faculty, students, center directors, deans and program heads, as

Weitz named outstanding retailing educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Barton Weitz, JCPenney Eminent Scholar of Retail Management in the Warrington College of Business, has been named the recipient of the third Annual Outstanding Retailing Educator Award. The award is sponsored jointly by the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M, JCPenney, and the National Retailing Federation. The award, which is national in scope and cuts across disciplines and colleges, honors an outstanding teacher of retailing whose efforts promote retailing as a career and whose teaching inspires

Marketing faculty wins AMA’s Stern Award

Five members of UF’s world-renowned marketing faculty have gained another accolade to add to their already stellar reputations, as the American Marketing Association (AMA) have named them recipients of the 2005 Louis Stern Award. Co-authors of the prize-winning paper are: Joe Alba, Bart Weitz, Chris Janiszewski, Rich Lutz, and Alan Sawyer. The article, “Interactive Home Shopping: Consumer, Retailer, and Manufacturer Incentives to Participate in Electronic Marketplaces,” was published in the Journal of Marketing. The Louis Stern Award was designed to

Hough Program in Finance receives $1 million towards Faculty Challenge

William R. Hough , MBA 1948, knows a good business deal when he sees one. So when he saw the opportunity to enhance the finance program that bears his name at the Warrington College of Business, and at the same time answer UF President Bernie Machen’s Faculty Challenge, he couldn’t pass it up. Hough has made a gift of $1 million to the Hough Program in Finance, which will be matched with $250,000 from a special fund set up through

Five College of Business departments gain national acclaim

Gainesville, FL ‐ Five departments within the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida have been recognized as being in the Top 50 in research, based on a new citation study of outstanding faculty research across eight disciplines (accounting, economics, finance, information systems, marketing, management science, organizational behavior, and strategy). The five departments and their overall national rankings among public institutions are: #1 Marketing #6 Finance #10 Economics #10 Organizational Behavior #11 Management Science The rankings are the