Dr. Templeton is Associate Dean and Professor of Finance at the Lacy School of Business at Butler University where he has taught since 1988. In 2000, he was a visiting professor at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. He has presented his research at national conferences in the U.S. and also in New Zealand, Albania and Ireland. He has published research on bank diversification, the impact of the euro as a new currency, strategies for retirement investing, mortgage selection, and financial education.
Dr. Templeton, a recipient of the Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Professor award at Butler, primarily has taught corporate finance, investments, financial theory and cases, and risk and insurance. In addition, he has taught in Butler’s executive education programs for physicians and for Farm Bureau Insurance of Indiana. He has consulted on retirement plans and delivered retirement seminars for employees of the law firm, Bose McKinney. For nine years he delivered a series of personal financial management workshops for rookie players of the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL.
Administratively, Dr. Templeton has been part of the development of Butler’s experiential programs that emphasize the development of students both personally and professionally. He has also helped develop the global education programs of the College which provide opportunities for Butler students to study around the world.