Kay P. Hunnings of Blacksburg, has been appointed associate dean for administration at Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business.

Hunnings, formerly director of accounting and financial reporting and secretary-treasurer of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (CRC), has worked at the CRC since April 2001. Her previous experience includes employment with the Virginia Tech Foundation, Virginia Tech’s Department of Internal Audit, and public accounting firms.

Hunnings earned an M.B.A. from the Pamplin College of Business in 2007. She is a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She succeeds Roderick A. Hall, who has been appointed as Virginia Tech’s associate vice president for research.

Virginia Tech’s nationally ranked Pamplin College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and information systems, business information technology, economics, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, and marketing. The college emphasizes the development of ethical values and leadership, technology, and international business skills. A member of its marketing faculty directs the interdisciplinary Sloan Foundation Forest Industries Center at Virginia Tech. The college’s other centers focus on business leadership, business diversity, electronic commerce, organizational performance, and services innovation. The college is committed to serving business and society through the expertise of its faculty, alumni, and students. It is named in honor of alumnus Robert B. Pamplin, the former CEO of Georgia-Pacific, and businessman, philanthropist, and alumnus Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

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