Four Gies students sit around a table, working in collaboration

Gies News and Events

Graebner named Robert C. Evans Endowed Professor of Business

Melissa Graebner is the director of the Initiative for Qualitative Research in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (INQUIRE), which supports qualitative research exploring the complex social processes underlying the creation of novel ideas, development of innovative business models, and growth of new organizations.

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.