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    Gerald Boyles

    He led the student team that won the 1991 AT&T Collegiate Investment Challenge to beat top schools in the country. A billboard on Highway 501 celebrated the victory.

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    Gerald Boyles

    He retired from Coastal Carolina University in June 2007 following a 34-year career at Coastal Carolina. The board of trustees granted him the title, Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

‌Professor. Mentor. Friend.

Gerald Boyles, Distinguished Professor EmeritusGerald "Gerry" Boyles, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, retired from Coastal Carolina University in June 2007. Boyles joined the CCU family in 1973.

‌‌While at Coastal, Boyles was an associate professor of finance and the first chair of the business division. He also served as dean of the Wall School of Business from 1979-1980, was a finalist for the Distinguished Teaching Award for several years in a row, and was the first recipient of the William J. Baxley Jr. Applied Business Professorship in 2001, which was awarded to him for his teaching ability, character, academic achievement and ability to relate "real word" experiences into the classroom.

Prior to coming to Coastal, Boyles was a finance instructor at the University of South Carolina and an assistant professor of finance at Old Dominion University.

He earned a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina.