The Lundquist College of Business along with the entire University of Oregon community is mourning the loss of M. Megan Partch, age 58, a longtime and esteemed member of the finance faculty, who died on Wednesday, October 24, after a years long battle with cancer.
“Everyone at the college is deeply saddened by Megan’s passing,” said Dean James Bean. “Megan enriched our lives with her wisdom and humanity. A world-class scholar, she was always calm, always insightful, and ever a teacher. She had a profound understanding of the world of finance and a passion for her students and scholarship that will be genuinely missed. Our thoughts are with her family.”
Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Partch completed her undergraduate work at Carleton College and came to the Lundquist College of Business in 1981 after earning M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Wisconsin. She served as head of the Department of Finance from 1997 to 2006, and she later was appointed the John B. Rogers Professor of Banking and Finance… read full article from University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business.