Diane Hoadley is new College of Business dean

Diane HoadleyDiane Hoadley began her duties as dean of the College of Business at UW-Eau Claire in August.

Former dean V. Thomas Dock retired this summer after 18 years of service to the university.

Hoadley comes to UW-Eau Claire from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill., where since 2002 she has served as dean of the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences. She led the college’s efforts to provide a more integrative and experiential learning experience for students, including adding integrative components to the curriculum, strengthening co-curricular activities and supporting collaborative undergraduate research.

Hoadley received her bachelor’s, master’s and juris doctor degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.