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Molly Hudgins

Molly Hudgins is the dean of the Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship and is serving as the interim director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise. She has been a faculty member and administrator at Lindenwood University since 2003.


Molly began her career at Lindenwood as the Department Chair of the Sport Management Program, within the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship. She served as the Associate Dean of the Plaster School and served the university for two years as the Associate Provost of Curriculum and Experiential Learning. Molly transitioned into the role of Interim Dean of the Plaster College of Business & Entrepreneurship, and in July 2020 was named Dean in December 2020. She also sits on the Curriculum Committee for Lindenwood and chairs the President’s Athletic Advisory Committee for the university.


In addition to her role at Lindenwood, Molly also spent eighteen years as an entrepreneur.  She was the founding partner and president of The Future College Golf Association (FCGA). The company mentored junior golfers and their families through the junior golf and college recruiting processes.

Hudgins earned her undergraduate degree in Finance at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, a master’s degree in Sport Management at Florida State University, and a Juris Doctorate (JD) at the University of Tennessee.

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