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university dean , finance educator

Clarence David Billings, American university dean, finance educator. Recipient Meritorious Service medal, United States Army, Washington, 1970, Vocational Excellence award, Huntsville Rotary, 1994; fellow, United States Public Health Service, 1966-1968.


Billings, Clarence David was born on April 13, 1943 in Stella, Missouri, United States. Son of Clarence Emmett and Christina Marie (Clary) Billings.


Bachelor of Science, Southwest Missouri State University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, 1969.


Cost analyst United States Army, 1968—1970. Assistant professor finance University Georgia, Athens, 1970—1975, associate professor finance, 1975—1981, coordinator graduate business, 1976—1981. Professor finance, dean College Administrative Science, University Alabama, Huntsville, since 1981.

Trustee Graduate Management Admission Council, Princeton, New Jersey, 1981—1982. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: State and Local Government Review, 1975-1981.


Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.


In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.


Served lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve. United States Public Health Service fellow, 1966-1968. Member American Economics Association, National Tax Association, American ContractMgmt.

Association, Decision Sciences Institute Finance Management Association, Southern Finance Association, Southern Economics Association, Southern Business Administration Association, Alabama Association High Education in Business (president 1988-1989), Alabama Small Business Development Consortium (secretary 1987-1988,president 1988-1989), Alabama Council Economics Education, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Epsilon. Member Rotary.


Married Nancy Ann Carter Billings, December 14, 1963. Children: John David, Amanda Gayle.

Clarence Emmett Billings

Christina Marie (Clary) Billings

Nancy Ann Carter Billings

Amanda Gayle Billings

John David Billings