Dean's Welcome

Dr. Mark Kroll

Welcome to the Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley! We’re glad you’re here.

Let me provide just a bit of information about us. We offer bachelor’s degrees in Accounting (BBA), Economics (BA & BBA), Entrepreneurship and Innovation (BBA), Finance (BBA), Information Systems (BBA), International Business (BBA), Management (BBA), Marketing (BBA) and Materials Management & Logistics (BBA). In addition, we offer a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) and a Master of Accountancy (MAcc). We also offer a Ph.D. with concentrations in Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing.

All of our programs are supported by faculty members who have state-of-the-art expertise in their fields of study and are truly committed to our students’ success. We in the College of Business are continuously seeking ways to improve our teaching and our students’ learning outcomes. In order to build our expertise, we pursue scholarly research in a host of fields, as well as professional growth opportunities on an on-going basis, so our students can be assured they are being taught by a faculty highly conversant with their areas of expertise. We also seek out opportunities to improve the quality of life in our community by sharing our expertise in various service roles and through the efforts of our Center for Innovation and Commercialization, Business and Tourism Research Center, and Center for Border Economic Studies.  In recognition of the quality of our programs’ quality, we are accredited by AACSB International, the world’s leading business school accrediting body.

In closing, welcome to the UTRGV Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship Web page. Whether you are a prospective student, current student, alumni, friend, or you are just curious about us, we’re glad you’re here, and if we can be of assistance, please let us know.

Mark Kroll, Ph.D.
Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship