Laurence W. Franz, PhD Professor of Economics and Finance

Laurence W. Franz, PhD

BS, MS, PhD Economics SUNY at Buffalo

Served as Vice President for Business and Finance, Treasurer of Canisius College from 1978-2006, during which time the annual operating budget of the college increased from $11  million to $81 million and the endowment from $2 million to $63 million; $140 million of major capital projects were undertaken while maintaining 28 consecutive years of balanced operating budgets.

The years from 1965-1978 he was member of Economics/Finance Department including three years as chair when the undergraduate finance major was established.

Dr. Franz serves on the investment committees of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation, and the finance committees of Canisius High School and Holy Angels Academy.