Scope of Responsibilities
At UHD, Dr. Fields is responsible for the Department of Finance, Accounting and Enterprise Information Systems, Department of Management, Marketing and Business Administration as well as the College's Graduate Programs, Advising Center, Career Development Center, Budget Office and Continuing and Professional Education. He oversees the day-to-day operation of the College of Business, sets its strategic direction with strong involvement and engagement and establishes faculty and staff ownership in the College. Dr. Fields also executes annual action plans per the strategic plan, ensures the College is on firm financial footing and develops and follows an annual budget. His responsibilities also include establishing and executing plans to provide adequate faculty and staff for the College of Business and achieving College enrollment growth through viable undergraduate/graduate programs.
Dr. Fields earned his Doctor of Marketing, Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Arkansas.
Dr. Fields has more than 20 years of experience in higher education and is the current Dean of the College of Business at UHD. His previous academic positions include Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration at (Southwest) Missouri State University, Dean of the College of Business Administration at Central Michigan University and Dean and Professor at Huigenza School of Business at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Fields also has extensive work experience in sales management at Campbell Taggert (Arkansas/Nebraska), operations with Kroger and as a buyer at Goldsmith's (Federated) Department Store.