Beverly Hadaway is the associate chair of the Finance Department and director of the Financial Education and Research Center. She holds the Capital City Savings Regents Fellowship. Dr. Hadaway joined the finance faculty at The University of Texas in September of 1980 and received her Ph.D. from the University of Alabama in 1981. Teaching activities are focused in the Business Honors Program. She serves on several department, college and university committees.
From 2006-2016 she was chair of the Undergraduate Program Committee. During that time in addition to its normal duties, the committee made an extensive review of the undergraduate curriculum. Many of the resulting recommendations are reflected in the current undergraduate program. In 2011 she represented the McCombs School in the President’s Task Force on Graduation Rates.
From 1985 to 2000 she was the chair of the University’s Council for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women. From 1986-1989 she held the position of Assistant Dean and Director of the MBA program. Other administrative positions include service on the Advisory Council of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Advisory Board to First Interstate Bank, the University Credit Union Board of Directors and the University of Texas Co-Op Board of Directors. She served as a member of the board of directors of Guarantee Preferred Capital Corporation from 2003-2007
Her research interests include financial institutions, corporate governance issues, and security law. Publications in major journals include: Journal of Applied Economics, Journal of Bank Research, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Corporate Law, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Portfolio Management and Texas Business Review.
“Academically undergraduates are outstanding, and they are a joy to teach. What really sets them apart is their can do attitude, their willingness to accept challenges and their dedication to community. It is a privilege to teach tomorrows leaders. Our undergraduates are the major reason McCombs is a great institution. “