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Tommy T. Martin Chair of Insurance

2007 Inductee Dr. Kenneth W. Hollman

Dr. Hollman received the Ph.D. degree in Economics in 1970 and an MBA degree in 1966 from the University of Alabama.  He holds the B.S. degree in General Business from MTSU.  He has earned the CLU, ChFC, CEBS, CIC, and CPCU designations.

After receiving his terminal degree, Dr. Hollman taught at the University of Mississippi before coming to MTSU in January 1982 to fill the Tommy T. Martin Chair of Insurance.  Since that time he has taught insurance courses, served as a contact source for insurance students, and served as a resource person for the insurance industry.  The Chair of Insurance was the first endowed chair on the MTSU campus, and Dr. Hollman is the first and only holder of the Chair.

Dr. Hollman recognized early on that to have a strong and widely recognized insurance program that he would have to have strength in numbers.  Hence one of his goals was to increase the number of students enrolled in insurance classes and the number of students with majors or minors in insurance.

Mr. Tommy Martin
Dr. Dave Wood,
Martin Chair of Insurance
Rebecca Darden,
Program Coordinator