Craig W. Holden was the Finance Department Chair and the Gregg T. and Judith A. Summerville Chair of Finance at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. His M.B.A. and Ph.D. are from the Anderson School at UCLA. He was the winner of multiple research awards (including a Fama/DFA Prize, a Spangler-IQAM Prize, and a Philip Brown Prize) and multiple teaching awards. His research on market microstructure has been published in leading academic journals and has been cited more than 4,500 times. He chaired 22 dissertations, was a member or chair of 62 dissertations, served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Markets, served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Society for Financial Studies, and served on the program committees of the Western Finance Association and European Finance Association. He wrote Excel Modeling in Investments Fifth Edition, Excel Modeling in Corporate Finance Fifth Edition, and there are International, Chinese, and Italian editions. He served on the campus tenure advisory committee for three years, served on the school faculty review committee for two years, chaired the school's teaching and service excellence committee for six years, chaired the department doctoral committee for four years, and chaired the department undergraduate committee for thirteen years. He also led several major curriculum innovations in the finance department.
Holden passed away in 2021.