More than business. 
Business on purpose.

Knowledge alone won’t change the world. For that you need something more. Discover it at Gies College of Business. 

At Gies, everything we do is designed to help you connect the dots between your education and a purposeful future. Our programs encourage big thinking and big ideas. Our faculty and staff guide you to think beyond the possible. Your fellow students challenge your assumptions and help you invent new ways to make a difference. 

Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower you to make your mark, and put your purpose into practice – to make the world a better place.

Denise Lewis Loyd named Associate Dean for Equity
Gies Business awarded IDEAS grant to pilot Sophomore Year of Purpose
Dean Brown named Poets and Quants Dean of the Year (video)

Gies News and Events

Danielle Green

Using financial statements to make tax forecasts a little less cloudy

Danielle Green joined Gies this fall as a teaching associate professor in the Department of Accountancy. Danielle holds a PhD in accounting from the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree in higher education administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Gautam Pant

Enemies at the gate — using web analytics to predict emerging competitors

Gautam Pant comes to Gies as a professor in the Department of Business Administration. Gautam spent the past 11 years at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business where he was a professor and Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow as well as the director of graduate studies in business analytics.

Andrea Rozario

Accounting 2.0 — Exploring the real impact of artificial intelligence

Andrea Rozario joins Gies this fall as an assistant professor in the Department of Accountancy. Andrea’s research focuses on the effects of technology on accounting and auditing outcomes, and the application of technologies to accounting and auditing to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Investiture of Carlos J. Torelli

Investiture of Carlos J. Torelli as the Anthony J. Petullo Professor in Business Administration 

Friday, September 23 | 3-5 pm 

Deloitte Auditorium | Business Instructional Facility 
515 East Gregory Drive 
Champaign, Illinois

Reception to follow.

Register to attend

The ceremony will also be livestreamed for those who are unable to attend in person. 


We will follow the University of Illinois COVID guidelines at this event. Additional details will be communicated as the event approaches.