Advisory Panel

Accounting & Taxation

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMADavid George Vequist IV, Ph.D.

Business Fundamentals

Ralph W Flanary, MBA, CFEThomas Coe

Business Strategy

James Richardson, Ph.D.

Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Bob Cohen, MBA


Brian Kench, Ph.D.Derek Abrams


Craig A. Turner, Ph.D.


Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.

International Business

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.

Operations Management

James J. Stewart, DScPedro M. Reyes, Ph.D.

Org Behavior & HR

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.

Delvin D. (Del) Hawley is Senior Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Finance at the School of Business Administration, University of Mississippi. He has been on the Ole Miss faculty since 1986, has been Associate Dean since 1993, and currently serves as the CFO, COO, and CIO for the school. Dr. Hawley teaches corporate finance and entrepreneurship in the MBA Program and occasionally serves as an expert witness and consultant in cases involving business valuation and economic loss due to injury or death. He has more than 15 years of management experience in the retail industry. He holds a PhD in finance, an MBA in finance, and a BS in psychology from Michigan State University.

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Fees Rise for Underfunded Pensions

Employers are finding it increasingly difficult to offer a pension. The largest pension plans held by S&P 500 companies face a $348 billion funding gap. As a result, they’re paying higher annual fees to the U.S. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., the government agency that backstops plans. Many companies have seen those fees more than triple in four years.

Thinking About Bitcoin? Beware the Whales

The top 100 bitcoin addresses control 17.3 percent of all issued bitcoin currency, and 1,000 people own 40 percent it. With the lack of regulation in this new market, they can potentially band together to tank or prop up the market. That puts small buyers at a big disadvantage.

This Is Your Father's Stock Market

While many households reduced their equity investments from 2007 to 2016, those headed by people 75 and over loaded up. Almost 49 percent of those households own stocks, up from 40 percent in 2007 and about 35 percent in 2013. It's the highest number since the Fed began tracking it in 1989.

Can Bitcoin Outlast an Apocalypse?

Not too long ago, people in the suvivalist prepper community were warning against cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Now they’re all investing in it to the point that it's starting to impinge on gold's appeal.

Dumping Tech Stocks Due to Flat Yield Curves Has Been a Mistake

Historically, it was thought that defensive sectors perform best when the yield curve inverts. New research is challenging that theory.