Profile: Dr. L. McTier Anderson
Dr. L. McTier Anderson is professor of business administration/marketing at Charleston Southern and former dean of the School of Business. He holds a bachelor of science in industrial management from Georgia Tech, a master of business administration from Drexel University and a doctorate from the University of Georgia. He has published articles in several leading business journals, including "The Dismal Science Revisited" and "Marketing Science: Where's the Beef?"
Dr. Anderson came to Charleston Southern after stints at Furman and Francis Marion, where he was the Baroody Professor of Marketing, one of FMU's first three professors named to an endowed professorship. He was also on the business school's initial AACSB accreditation leadership team. He was an active duty Air Force officer from 1967-1972 and continued his service in the reserves until his 1991 retirement as a lt. colonel. On active duty he was a production/administration officer in the Air Force Plant Representative Office at GE's Missile and Space Division (Philadelphia) and a public affairs officer at Patrick AFB where he participated in DOD's support of the Apollo 16 launch.
Before pursuing his doctorate, Dr. Anderson worked in university development for seven years, rising to the level of vice president. His development publications included: "Managing Volunteers" and "The Computer in Fundraising: Views from the Experts."
Dr. Anderson's volunteer service has included churches, Georgia Tech, United Way, and Rotary International, where he served a term as president of the historic Florence, S.C., Rotary Club.