Office of the Dean

Larry Wofford, Davis D. Bovaird Chair of Entrepreneurial Studies, was named dean of The University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business in August 2018. He previously served as and chair of the Department of Management and Marketing of the Collins College of Business.

Wofford earned both his BSBA in economics and MBA degrees from TU and served as professor of finance and real estate at TU from 1974 to 1987. He started running his first business while still a student at TU, and over the span of his career as an accomplished entrepreneur, operated automotive facilities for three railroads and founded Tulsa’s Route 66 Harley-Davidson dealership. He returned to TU in 2007 to help develop the college’s entrepreneurship programs.

Wofford also earned a Master of Liberal Studies from the University of Oklahoma, a Ph.D. degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Texas at Austin and a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from the University of Oxford. He has published extensive research, served on numerous editorial boards and as editor of the Journal of Real Estate Research. He published two leading textbooks in real estate and real estate investments. Wofford is a founder and past president of the American Real Estate Society and the International Real Estate Society. He currently serves on the corporate board of directors of Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global.


Office of the Dean
Helmerich Hall 308
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Larry Wofford
Genave King Rogers Dean of the Collins College of Business
Helmerich Hall 308-C

Ralph W. Jackson
Senior Associate Dean
Helmerich Hall 215-F

Karen Cravens
Associate Dean
Helmerich Hall 313

Richard V. Arrington
Assistant Dean
Helmerich Hall 215-G

Leonelle Thompson
Assistant Dean and Director of the Business Career Center
Helmerich Hall 215

For appointments with the dean or other information:
918-631-3184 (phone)
918-631-4100 (fax)