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Dean Search

Barney School of Business

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Please email all nominations, applications, and queries in confidence to the attention of: 

Sue May, Partner
Matthew Marsallo, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search & Associates

Barney Dean Profile

The University of Hartford invites nominations and applications for the position of dean of the Barney School of Business.

The next dean will join the Barney School at an exciting moment of growth and momentum. With new facilities; a recently completed, broad-based strategic action plan; and several new programs and initiatives underway, the AACSB-accredited School is poised to refine and differentiate its position as a leader in business education.

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The dean will lead the continued development of the School and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to deepen investment in its distinctive strengths and ensure continued success in a competitive marketplace. Working closely with the president and provost, the dean will further raise the visibility of the School and its achievements on the local and national levels. In championing the Barney School’s core strengths and differentiators, the dean will have the opportunity to build even more distinguished partnerships on the School’s behalf, allowing it to attract and engage a diverse group of first-rate students and faculty. The dean will also build close rapport with the Barney School’s many successful alumni, as well as industry leaders, to foster continued collaboration and financial support for the Barney School in support of its mission.

As the Barney School continues to carve out its place of distinction within the region and the nation, it will simultaneously serve as an example for academic excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration within the University. Under the dean’s visionary and entrepreneurial leadership, the Barney School will continue to be a focal point for bringing together the University’s broad range of strong programs and departments. The dean will be a highly visible and engaged presence on campus and will serve as an advocate for the Barney School’s faculty and students, working tirelessly to ensure their success.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.