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Jerry Dauterive accepts position with Roger Williams University

July 18, 2008

Jerry Dauterive, Ph.D., former interim dean of the Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business and long-time economics professor at Loyola University New Orleans, has accepted the position of dean of Roger Williams University’s Gabelli School of Business in Bristol, R.I. His last day with Loyola was Friday, July 11.

Dauterive has been a fixture on Loyola’s campus since 1979, when he began his career here as an assistant professor of economics. Since then, Dauterive has served the business college in a number of capacities, including chairman of the Area of Economics and Finance; and MBA director, associate dean and interim dean, for the College of Business Administration. In 2006, Dauterive became the interim dean of Loyola’s College of Business and helped lead the school to recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. That same year, Dauterive was awarded the Dr. John V. Connor Distinguished Professorship in Economics and Finance.

Prior to his work with Loyola, Dauterive taught economics from 1976 to 1979 at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport. Before that, he instructed at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Dauterive earned both a bachelor’s and a doctorate in economics at Texas Tech University.

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