Dr. Golden received her B.S. degree in Sociology from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1966, and her M.B.A. from the University of Louisville in 1984. In 1988 she earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Golden is Director of the MSIB (Master of Science in International Business) and the Virtual MBA Programs. Under her leadership the Virtual MBA Program has been ranked twice as one of the top 25 distance learning MBA programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.