Hofstra College’s Frank G. Zarb Faculty of Enterprise has appointed Janet Lenaghan as the college’s new dean. A professor of administration and entrepreneurship, Lenaghan is the primary lady to function dean within the Zarb Faculty’s 50-year historical past.
Lenaghan had served as the college’s appearing dean, and earlier than that vice dean. The announcement, issued Monday, adopted a nationwide search from a committee of trustees, college and directors.
Lenaghan “is an distinctive scholar, an skilled administrator and a pure chief, with the tenacity and the dynamism to steer Zarb into a brand new period of excellence,” Stuart Rabinowitz, Hofstra’s president, mentioned in an announcement in regards to the appointment.
“She has the flexibility to steer college, join alumni, forge new partnerships with companies and relate to scholar wants,” Rabinowitz added, noting that Lenaghan brings the “traits and expertise vital to make sure the Zarb Faculty of Enterprise continues to thrive.”
Lenaghan mentioned it’s an “thrilling time” for Zarb, which lately moved into a brand new 52,000-square-foot constructing.
“It’s been an honor to work with such gifted and motivated college and college students to develop and develop the excellent applications on the Zarb Faculty of Enterprise,” Lenaghan mentioned.
Herman Berliner had served as Zarb’s dean earlier than returning to his place as provost earlier this month. Berliner has been a college member at Hofstra for 48 years.