Wayne Angell Chair of Economics

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Faculty/Staff, "School of Business", "The College" Ottawa University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Russell McCullough as its Wayne Angell Chair of Economics. McCullough brings to OU a unique blend of success in both the academic and business worlds. As an entrepreneur, McCullough has owned a construction company, a restaurant, a boutique hotel, and an equestrian center. He also has more than 17 years of collegelevel instruction experience. McCullough’s chair is endowed by and named in honor of Dr. Wayne Angell ’52. Angell, a native of Liberal, Kansas, served at OU as professor, department chair, division chair, and dean from 1956 to 1985. He was appointed to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in 1985. He later served as chief economist and senior managing director of Bear Sterns & Co., where he analyzed U.S. and global economic trends. “ Wayne Angell embodies the blend of scholarship, entrepreneurship and public service that Ottawa University strives to impact upon all of our students,” says OU President Kevin C. Eichner. “These are the same attributes that shine through in Russ McCullough, and we are delighted to welcome him to the Ottawa faculty.” McCullough earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Cloud State University and his PhD in Economics from Iowa State University. His research interests include public economics, international trade and finance, and agricultural policy.