Department of Finance and General Business

Facilities and Resources

David D. Glass Hall, the home of College of Business, is a four-story, 185,000 square foot, state-of-the-art building symbolizing our emergence as one of the premier business schools in the Midwest. Located in the southwest corner of the Missouri State campus, Glass Hall is close to convenient garage parking in Bear Park South and several surface lots.

New FGB student lounge

About David D. Glass

As the owner of the Kansas City Royals professional baseball team, a former chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and a 1960 Missouri State alumnus, David D. Glass showed his long-time commitment to Missouri State with a major gift to fund the building of the College of Business facility. Because of his commitment and support, the Missouri State Board of Governors named the facility in his honor. Glass Hall’s corporate presence is reflected in its:

  • Diverse classrooms
  • Computer labs
  • Student organization offices
  • Faculty and staff offices
  • Study areas

How Glass Hall serves students

Classrooms and computer labs are equipped and up-to-date, and the University’s wireless network affords additional flexibility and mobility within Glass Hall. Students, faculty and visitors can quickly walk to Duane G. Meyer Library, located directly east of Glass Hall.

Teaching and learning spaces include:

  • Auditorium classrooms
  • Tiered classrooms
  • Specialized team rooms
  • Interview rooms
  • Training rooms
  • A distance learning studio classroom
  • Executive classrooms

Offices in Glass Hall include:

  • Suites for the COB dean, the School of Accountancy, and the departments of computer information systems, finance and general business, management, marketing, and technology and construction management.
  • Business Advisement Center
  • Career Center

Duane G. Meyer Library

Home to nearly two million state and federal documents, Meyer Library also provides:

  • Missouri’s only United Nations document depository
  • Research assistance
  • Subject guides
  • Indexes
  • Databases
  • Academic journals
  • International newspapers

Corporate support

Our program is supported by businesses in the finance and insurance industry. This support comes in the form of scholarships, speakers, internship offers to our students and faculty support. In addition, an advisory board of professionals supports our risk management and insurance program. All of this ensures that you will receive a world-class education in our department.