Borgia Becomes Dean of Business School

June 13, 2016

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BUFFALO, NY - Canisius College appointed Daniel J. Borgia, PhD, as the next dean of the Richard J. Wehle School of Business. Borgia comes to campus from the University of Idaho, where he was associate dean and professor of finance for the College of Business and Economics. He begins work July 11.  

As chief academic officer for the Wehle School of Business, Borgia is charged with building on the school’s existing strengths while positioning it for a strong and successful future. Borgia’s role requires that he develop successful and collaborative partnerships with the business community; foster academic excellence through outstanding teaching, scholarship and service; and promote excellence in student learning.

Borgia brings to the position nearly two decades of experience as a faculty member and administrator. He holds a PhD in finance and international business from Kent State University; an MBA from Gannon University; and a bachelor’s degree in management from Cornell University.

Borgia replaces Richard A. Shick, PhD, who retired after serving 23 years as dean of the Wehle School of Business.