Dean and Bill Heard Professor of Finance
Dr. Linda Hadley
Endowed Title: Bill Heard Professor of Finance
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 226
BioDr. Linda U. Hadley is the Dean of the Turner College of Business at Columbus State University
and holds the Bill Heard endowed chair in Finance. She earned a B.A. in economics
from Mount Holyoke College, an M.B.A. from Columbus State University, and a Ph.D.
in financial economics from Auburn University. Dr. Hadley has also completed the Management
Development Program at Harvard University. Starting her career at CSU in 1992 as an
assistant professor, she has been recognized for her contributions in teaching, administration
and service. Dr. Hadley has been awarded the Turner College's Excellence in Teaching
and Faculty Service Awards. In 2005, she was awarded Columbus State University's Distinguished
Alumnus Award. She is a member of the Columbus Rotary Club and serves on the boards
of Synovus-Columbus Bank and Trust, Brookstone School and AACSB International.