A longtime University of Wyoming faculty member and expert on the state’s economy has been appointed as the interim dean of UW’s College of Business.

Rob Godby, an associate professor in the Department of Economics, will take the reins of the College of Business on May 1.

Godby’s appointment was approved today (Wednesday) by the UW Board of Trustees.

Outside his academic duties, Godby was appointed to serve on the state of Wyoming’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group in 2019.

Godby received his formal economics training in Canada, graduating with his Ph.D. from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He also holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Guelph and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Trent University.

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