The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


COL William N. Trumbull, PhD

William "Bill" Trumbull became the new Dean for The Citadel School of Business and Robert A. Jolley Chair on July 1, 2013. Dean Trumbull comes to The Citadel from West Virginia University where he had been a faculty member since 1983. During his tenure at West Virginia University, he served as chairperson of the Department of Economics, director of the Division of Economics and Finance, and as interim dean of the College of Business and Economics. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Miami and his PhD in economics from the University of North Carolina. During the fall of 2012, he served as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Pecs in Hungary.

Dean Trumbull succeeds Ron Green who served as dean of the business school from 2007 - 2013. A strong proponent of international education at his prior position at West Virginia University, Dr. Trumbull has led study abroad programs to China, Cuba and Europe. He chaired the Steering Committee for WVU's Office of International Programs. A professor of economics, Trumbull has taught at WVU as well as North Carolina State University. He specializes in economics of crime, transition economies, and economic evaluation, including cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis, with current interest in entrepreneurship in transition countries.


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Bond Hall #288

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Ph.D., University of North Carolina
B.A., University of Miami


Vita: William Trumbull

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