Dean Michael Hartline

Now, it’s our turn. If we all pull together and raise the remainder of the $44 million needed in private funding, we can begin building Legacy Hall in fall 2022.


Florida State University alumnus Bruce Harrell (BS Accounting ’73; MAcc ’75) says he is impressed with the College of Business’ focused leadership and proud of its accomplishments, including its remarkable rise in national rankings.

Knight Gift

A pair of Florida State University graduates are giving back to the place where they say their success started with a $1.25 million gift to the FSU College of Business.

Jim Henderson

Early on, Florida State University alumnus Jim Henderson decided that adding value to any endeavor and treating people as you would like to be treated allows you to create a better organization and benefit both professionally and personally.

Price Family

When Scott Price studied accounting at Florida State University, he found himself drawn to the plaques bearing the names of individuals and corporations outside classrooms and offices in the Rovetta Business Building. He learned that successful alumni and friends of the College of Business had contributed financial support to name the rooms. He liked this tangible way of leaving a legacy. 

Vaughn Family

Alumni Kevin and Brenda Vaughn wanted to do something special to honor their family’s history at Florida State University with an eye toward the future. The couple came up with a unique and meaningful gift that names the Vaughn Alumni Engagement Coordinator Office in Legacy Hall.

Persis Rockwood

A celebration marking the naming of the Persis E. Rockwood Undergraduate Programs Suite recently drew a standing-room-only turnout at the College of Business.


Brett Lindquist says he is awed by the College of Business’ rapid rise in national rankings over the past few years, placing No. 26 among public universities and securing Top 10 spots for several of its programs. In fact, the impressive leap prompted him and his wife, Cindy Lindquist (MAR ’85), to follow up a recent gift with a second one. Their latest gift creates the Brett C. and Cynthia R. Lindquist Classroom in Legacy Hall.

Tallahassee Arena District

Florida State University is narrowing the gap between “town and gown” with a planned eastward expansion of the main campus it has dubbed the Arena District. The approximately 30-acre site is anchored by the existing Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, which the university purchased in 2012.

LH Auditorium

Architects from Boston-based Goody Clancy recently visited the College of Business to run through the final design plans for Legacy Hall and solicit suggestions for tweaks from faculty and staff members before the building project moves to the construction development planning phase.