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Ray Eldridge 

College of Business - Dean's Office

Dean of College of Business


Dean, College of Business, Lipscomb University. An experienced leader in higher education. Previously served as Senior Associate Dean, Associate Dean and Department Chair at Lipscomb University; Dean at Freed-Hardeman University and Department Chair at Syracuse University. Was a career US Army officer, commanding at the platoon, company, and battalion level, awarded the Legion of Merit medal, a qualified Parachutist, Air Assault, Jungle Expert and Desert Trainer, and served on numerous worldwide deployments. In the US, was stationed in California, New York, and many states in between. The latter part of his military career he served as a logistician and transferred those skills to teaching Leadership, Supply Chain and Quality Management.

Academic Degrees

DBA (Management), University of Sarasota

MS (Instructional Design, Development & Evaluation), Syracuse University

MBA (Management), Golden Gate University

Diploma - Master’s equivalent, (Leadership), US Army Command & General Staff College

BBA (Accounting), The Citadel

Academic Department

College of Business