In an effort to find a new dean, the School of Business hosted open meetings with the four finalist candidates from April 25 to April 28.
Sean Reid, former dean of the business school, left the School of Business in 2020 to become provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at Providence College. Reid served as dean from 2015 to 2020. Alka Bramhandkar has served as interim dean of the School of Business for two years. The search for a new dean for the School of Business is one of three searches to find new deans for schools. The Roy H. Park School of Communications and the School of Music are also undergoing dean searches.
The first candidate, Murli Rajan, associate dean at the Kania School of Management at the University of Scranton, emphasized his focus on student and alumni connections and an international mindset at the April 25 open session.
With a competitive business market, Rajan…