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Richard J. Buttimer, Ph.D. | Dean 

Dr. Richard Buttimer has officially started his position as the new dean of the Coggin College of Business.


He joins UNF after 18 years at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC) where he worked in a variety of positions. He served as the director of the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate and the John Crosland, Sr. Distinguished Professor in the Department of Finance in the Belk College of Business at UNC. He also served as the interim senior associate dean for the Belk College, having served as the full-time senior associate dean from 2011 through 2017.