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Dr. Sadie Gregory

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Dr. Sadie R. Gregory currently serves as the Dean of the Business School at Coppin State University.  In this position, she has assumed responsibility for restructuring the Business School offering, developing functional support areas, updating the curriculum and introducing a strategy for recruitment and advisement of business students. She has effectively advanced the strategic planning effort of the Business School, initiated specialized Business School accreditation, developed a system for assessment of student learning outcomes, introduced the first full online degree program at Coppin, and increase the Spring 2013 enrollment of Business School by 25% compared to Spring 2012 which also exceeded the Fall 2012 enrollment.  Additionally, Dr. Gregory serves on a number of University committees and tasks forces that include Strategic Planning, Budget Advisory and Academic Program Review.

Dr. Gregory entered the academic field in 1974 as an Assistant Professor of Economics for J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.  In 1979, she rejoined her alma mater, Virginia State University, in the capacity of Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics.  She also served as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the School of Business.  Dr. Gregory later provided leadership for the School of Business and the broader University by serving as Dean of the Business School. Dr. Gregory has gained a comprehensive understanding of Coppin State University where she has served as Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, Professor of Economics, Interim President and Dean of the Business School.

Dr. Gregory has held a number of non-academic positions of leadership. She served as the Director of Business Research and Chief Economist for the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. She also served as the Chief Economist and Senior Researcher for the Bureau of Insurance of the State Corporation Commission.

As an author and lecturer, Dr. Gregory has published numerous articles in scholarly journals on national issues pertaining to her specialized areas of banking, finance and the economics of discrimination.  Her scholarly research has also been presented at national and regional conferences of the major professional associations.

Dr. Gregory earned the Ph.D. degree in Economics from Howard University in 1987.  In 1977, she received the M.A. degree in Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University; and in 1974, she graduated magna cum laude from Virginia State University with a B.S. degree in Economics.