Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance


A Welcome from the Dean

It is my honor and privilege to serve as Dean of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance and Campus Dean for the Muma College of Business on the St Petersburg campus.  Our academic programs embrace a philosophy built on foundational education, experiential learning, and a commitment to the professional development of our students. The School emphasizes student success, thought leadership, and community engagement.

Contact us

Email the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance


Kate Tiedemann, Ellen Cotton and Lynn Pippenger are the school’s three major benefactors, all strong women business leaders in their own right. Their gifts support student scholarships, student and faculty professional development activities, innovative programs and practices, faculty research and much more.


The purpose of the Dean’s Advisory Group is to ensure that the vision of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance is relevant, timely, and forward-looking in the context of today’s global business environment. The council shall help advance that vision by engaging in various activities and initiatives that enable the college to make meaningful progress toward its strategic initiatives and tactical goals. In addition, members will serve as liaisons between academia and their respective business or government organizations.
View advisory council members.