is the 25th president of Hampden-Sydney College.
Before coming to Hampden-Sydney, Dr. Stimpert served as Vice President for
Academic Affairs and Professor of Economics and Management at DePauw
University. Earlier, he served as a professor in the Economics and Business
Department at Colorado College and held the John L. Knight Chair for the Study
of Free Enterprise.
Dr. Stimpert received his B.A. in economics, magna
, from Illinois Wesleyan University, his M.B.A. from Columbia
University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
His scholarship focuses on top managers and their influence on strategic
decision making and firm strategies. His articles on a variety of management
topics have appeared in leading academic journals, and he is the co-author of
two management textbooks.
Before starting his academic career, Dr. Stimpert
worked for the Norfolk Southern Corporation and the Chicago and North Western
Transportation Company. Dr. Stimpert and his wife, Lesley, have two teenage