Dr. Christy Hutchison

Professor of Business

Dr. Christy Hutchison

Professor of Business

Professional Studies
TJM 244

chutchison@peru.edu
402-872-2421

Fall 2019 Course Offerings:
BUS 251 000A Legal Environment and Contract Law (campus-semester)
BUS 251 049X Legal Environment and Contract Law (online-term 1)
BUS 460 000X and 049X Employment Law (campus and online-term 1)
BUS 493 049Y Team Design and Performance (online-term 2)

Vitae of Christy Hutchison

Education:

Harvard Institute on Educational Management

Summer immersion program on various topics relating to current issues and best practices in management of colleges and universities (2003)

Stetson University College of Law

Graduated cum laude and was a member of the Law Review Staff and Mock Trial Team – Published a case note in the Stetson Law Review – Received the Best Oral Advocate Award for class – Rank #13 out of 122 graduates (1982-85)

University of Tampa

Graduated with Special Senior Honors and received a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Management (1980-82)

Professional Associations:

Nebraska State Bar Association (Licensed to practice law) (2002-Present)

Florida Bar Association (Licensed to practice law) (1985-Present)

Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (2004-Present)

Education Law Association (2007-Present)

National Association for College Admission Counseling (2000-2004)

National Association of College and University Attorneys (1990-1999)

Bio:

Whether on campus or online, Hutchison’s classes include application of course theory to “real life” cases and current events.Hutchison believes in group projects and collaborative work, since both are prevalent in today’s business environment.

A native of Florida, Dr. Hutchison earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management at University of Tampa, and a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law.

Hutchison served as legal counsel to Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and then started a private law practice in Tampa, Florida. In 1990 she entered the field of education, serving as General Counsel to Pasco-Hernando Community College and designing and launching the school’s first paralegal program.

Hutchison moved to Nebraska in 2000 and served College of Saint Mary in Omaha as Vice President for College Relations and General Counsel until 2004.

Now, devoted to teaching and cheering for the Bobcats, Hutchison embraces her role teaching law and business courses and mentoring Peru’s business students.