Dr. Del Hawley joined the faculty in 1986, became Associate Dean in 1993, and Senior Associate Dean in 2001. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, an MBA in Finance, and a PhD in Finance at Michigan State University. He serves as executive and chief financial officer of the School of Business and also teaches an online course in Financial Analysis with Microsoft Excel. He enjoys playing the piano and other keyboards, golfing badly, and hanging out with his family and twin grandkids whenever possible. He plans to retire at the end of 2021 and looks back on his many years at the University of Mississippi with fond memories and has great expectations for the continued success and exceptionalism of the School and the university in the future.