Our Community, Our University, Our College of Business: Where are we and Where are we Headed? September 8th, 2022


The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno has long been an asset to Northern Nevada.  During his tenure as Dean of the College of Business since 2007, significant changes have occurred in the economy of Northern Nevada, at the University of Nevada, Reno, and within the UNR College of Business.  As someone moving to Northern Nevada in 2007, who then become core to the university and business communities, Dean Mosier has a unique perspective on developments that have occurred at the university and in the Northern Nevada business community.

In his talk, Greg Mosier will share his perspectives on the development of the College of Business at UNR, the development of the university, and the development of Northern Nevada.  He will also share his perspectives on the future he sees, identifying both opportunities and challenges.

Speaker: Greg Mosier

Greg Mosier

Greg Mosier is Dean and Professor in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno, a position he has held since 2007.

His responsibilities as Dean include executive and administrative support for approximately eighty faculty, thirty-five professionals and staff and 3,500 students.  Academic programs in the College of Business include those at the Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, MBA, and PhD levels. They include the Departments of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing.

Also reporting to him are the Nevada Small Business Development Center statewide program, Nevada Business Environmental Program, Center for Regional Studies, and Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship.

Mosier serves as a member of the PBS Reno Public Broadcasting Board of Trustees and the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce Board. He also serves on the International Advisory Board for the SGH Warsaw School of Economics and as a frequent contributor to the global business school accreditation activities of AACSB.

As dean, he has led College strategic planning with initiatives in student success, sustainability, and international studies. He developed a new College Advisory Board, a Corporate Partners program and a college marketing campaign including publications, print and electronic media.

Mosier previously served as interim dean of the Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University, associate dean at Oklahoma State University, Regents Service Professor, and the Puterbaugh Professor of Legal Studies in Business.   He is a former corporate attorney, having worked in the oil and gas industry in Texas and passed the State Bar Exams of Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. Mosier is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles and publications with research focusing on technology and the law, commercial law, and international business.

Dean Mosier earned a B.S. in Secondary Biology Education, Oklahoma State University, a Juris Doctorate from University of Kansas, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from Oklahoma State University.