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Department of Business and RTM

Welcome to the Department of Business and RTM, where we are known for offering quality degrees in accounting, finance, management, marketing, sport management, and recreation and tourism management.

Located in the Nick J. Rahall Technology Center, we are dedicated to providing the best education available through the efforts of highly credentialed and active faculty members who are recognized for contributions in their respective fields. Further, we are committed to cultivating within our students an appreciation of global perspectives. Our faculty offer students opportunities to develop leadership abilities and stress teamwork and ethics in coursework, which result in our graduates earning positions of leadership in major corporations, public institutions, and graduate schools throughout the region and across the nation.

Choosing Concord University is the right decision! As a prospective student, please contact a business or RTM faculty member and let us tell you about our excellent programs where you can always expect a quality educational experience.

We look forward to helping you acheive your educational goals!



Our Faculty

Susan Robinett

Department Chair / Professor of Business

Angela Addair

Assistant Professor of Management

Logan R. Browning

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Linwood Clayton

Associate Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management

Charlotte Davis

Associate Professor of Management

Maxwell Deaton

Assistant Professor of Economics

William (Bill) Jr. Deck

Professor of Marketing

Dr. Angelique Edwards

Physical Education


Lucinda Gonderman

Academic Program Associate

Muhammad Islam

Professor of Finance

Kenroy Wedderburn

Associate Professor of Finance

Roy Ramthun

Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management

Amanda Sauchuck

Assistant Professor of Management/Director of Assessment

Shelly Stump

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Susan Williams

Director, Beckley Campus, and Professor of Marketing

Advisory Councils
The Department of Business has incorporated two advisory groups to assist the Department in a consultation position in achieving the Department’s mission and goals. The Business Advisory and Student Business Advisory Councils were both formed in 2006.
  • Department of Business Scholarship Application (FALL 2018 and SPRING 2019)
    • “Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student attending Concord University with a minimum of 2 years declared in Business Administration”.
    • *all awards are dependent upon current annual interest rates and state funding
  • Undergraduate Waiver (CCUS) Scholarship
    • 2 awards each of $1140.00 for In-State Resident ($3210.00 for Out-of-State Resident)
    • Eligibility: Business Administration major, 3.0 GPA, non-renewable; student cannot have other tuition specific scholarship such as Promise, HSTA, DHHR, U564, or outside scholarships designated for tuition
  • Joseph Hatcher Scholarship
    • 2 awards each of $500.00
    • Eligibility: Business Administration major, must have completed Freshman year with 24 hours and 2.5 GPA, must demonstrate financial need, non-renewable
  • Lewis E. Tierney Scholarship
    • 2 awards each of $400.00
    • Eligibility: Business Administration major, must have completed Freshman year with 24 hours and 2.5 GPA, must demonstrate financial need, non-renewable​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

To apply for any of these Division of Business Administration Scholarships, download and complete the application below. Return the completed scholarship application to the Division of Business Administration office (Rahall 203).
Department of Business Administration Scholarship Application

For additional scholarship opportunities, visit Concord University's Scholarship webpage. Don't forget, the counselors at the Financial Aid Office are an excellent resource for information about paying for college. 

Business Administration Program Contact


Dr. Susan Robinett, Department Chair

Phone: 1-304-384-5244
Fax: 1-304-384-6236
Rahall Technology Center 203
PO Box 1000
Athens, WV 24712

To contact an adjunct instructor,
please refer to the contact information
provided in the class syllabus or contact
the division office at 1-304-384-5244.

"Department Honored for superior curriculum and faculty." -Register Herald



Concord University was recently recognized as one of the 50 Best Value Small Colleges For A Business Administration Degree for 2015.

Department of Business Mission Statement
The Mission of the Business Administration degree program at Concord University is to transform our students into competent and responsible business leaders through high quality teaching and personalized advising, while
stimulating their academic and service zeal within the context of Concord's strong liberal art's tradition. Business faculty engage in active research and service to ensure that our graduates are ready to take on the challenges of the business world or to pursue rigorous graduate education.