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Thorne, Debbie M.
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Debbie M. Thorne, Ph.D., is the associate provost and a tenured professor of marketing at Texas State University. She is a primary advisor to the provost and provides leadership on effective resource allocation, faculty recruitment and retention, professional development, tenure, promotion, and performance management, accreditation standards for faculty, diversity and inclusion, and the shared governance climate for over 2,000 faculty members and administrators. Dr. Thorne joined Texas State in 2001 as the chair of the department of marketing and eventually served as presidential fellow (2005-2006) and associate vice president for academic affairs, with oversight for curriculum, distance learning, and international affairs (2006-2016). Prior to Texas State, she served as a faculty member at Mississippi State University and The University of Tampa.
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