Dr. Warren R. Harden was among a select group inducted into he College of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in 2009. Dr. Harden was instrumental in establishing the Department of Economics as a separate entity within the College of Arts and Sciences at ISU and served as the first Chair for the Department of Economics. He began his career at ISU in 1954 teaching economics and subsequently moved into administration as the coordinator of Academic Planning, Director of Institutional Research, and Director of Computer Operations. In 1983, he assumed the position of Vice President for Business and Finance. He has remained a steadfast friend and supporter of the Department of Economics. The Dr. Warren R. Harden Endowed Seminar and Lecture Series will provide the resources to support the Department's ongoing invited seminar and lecture series.
Additional information on all of the 2009 Hall of Fame inductees is available in CAS News.