Joe Comprix and Willie Reddic named Associate Deans at Whitman

Professor Comprix and Professor Reddic

The Whitman School of Management announced the appointment of two new Associate Deans, effective February 1, 2024. Professor Joe Comprix has been named Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professor Willie Reddic has been named Associate Dean for Business Education.


In the role of Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Comprix will provide leadership of faculty issues and efforts, including faculty development and mentoring, workloads, and reviews, leaves and contract renewals. He will work closely with Academic Affairs, department chairs, Human Resources and the Office of Research, among other offices. Comprix previously held the role of Interim Associate Dean and has been the long-standing chair of the Accounting Department. He is also an award-winning teacher.


In the role of Associate Dean for Business Education, Reddic will provide leadership over the residential and online undergraduate and master’s programs, including student attraction, coordination of instructional needs, programmatic innovation and feasibility studies, and oversight of assurance of learning processes and teaching effectiveness. He will work closely with the faculty curriculum and teaching committees, department chairs, students and staff. Reddic is also one the Faculty Oversight Committee for Athletics and is a highly accomplished teacher and administrator. He held a similar position to this current role at DePaul University.


“I am very appreciative to both Joe and Willie for their willingness to take on these additional service roles for Whitman. Both have outstanding track records in these areas. Having them both as Associate Deans will help Whitman pursue our bold goals and expectations,” says Alexander McKelvie, Interim Dean of the Whitman School of Management.

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