Kevin Gwinner, Edgerley Family Dean of the College of Business

From Dean Kevin Gwinner

“Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” - Peter Drucker

In the College of Business, we prepare our graduates to be business leaders who make many courageous decisions over the course of their careers. We have developed rigorous academic programs that are relevant, engaging, and enable our graduates to be leaders of character with strong technical skills. Our graduates think strategically, work collaboratively, and view problems from a global, visionary perspective. As a result, our graduates are in high demand from employers.

Our college boasts an innovative team of forward thinking and award winning educators dedicated to help our students grow into agile, self-aware business leaders. We set our students up for success so that they can confront the business challenges of today and transform those challenges into the business successes of tomorrow.


Arriving at K-State as an assistant professor in marketing, Kevin Gwinner has been a K-Stater since 1999. He began his service as Dean of the Business College in June of 2015. Dean Gwinner enjoys the outdoors and is an avid snow skier. He and his wife, Sherri, reside in Manhattan, Kansas and have three adult children.

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