Dr. Timothy Bisping has been named dean of SFA’s Nelson Rusche College of Business.

Before his SFA appointment, Bisping served as interim dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University. Prior, he was associate dean of graduate programs and research and associate professor of economics at LTU.

Bisping received his doctoral degree in economics from Oklahoma State University in 1997. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Wichita State University in 1991 and 1993, respectively.

His career includes serving as chair of the Department of Economics, Finance, Insurance and Risk Management and associate professor of economics for the University of Central Arkansas’ College of Business.

Additionally, he was director of institutional research and assistant professor of economics for Concordia University Wisconsin.

“The Nelson Rusche College of Business has accomplished a great deal in recent years,” Bisping said. “Given the exceptional quality of the faculty, staff and students, in addition to the strong support of SFA’s alumni and friends, I am confident we will continue to build on past accomplishments in a significant way.”