Bruce W. Weber, PhD, Appointed Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business
March 9, 2023
Baruch College announced that Bruce W. Weber, PhD, has been appointed to the position of Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business, following a national search.
Dr. Weber’s appointment, which is subject to final approval by the CUNY Board of Trustees, will be effective Monday, July 17.
Currently, Dr. Weber is Dean and Professor of Business Administration at the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware.
Reporting to the Provost, Dean Weber will be the chief academic and administrative officer of the Zicklin School and responsible for the School’s strategic, operational, and financial direction. As a member of the President’s Cabinet, he will work closely with of the College’s senior leadership on the implementation of Baruch’s strategic plan.
A Distinguished Career in Higher Education
Dr. Weber brings more than 30 years of academic experience and scholarly research to his new position.
For more than a decade, he led the second largest college at the University of Delaware as Dean of the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, where he launched the University’s first cross-college PhD program in Financial Services Analytics and raised the College’s research profile.
Previously, Dr. Weber was on the faculty at the London Business School, where he served as the founding Chair of the Management Science & Operations subject area.
A Zicklin School Connection
Professor Weber’s early career began at the Zicklin School of Business, where he left a lasting mark.
He was the founding Director of the Subotnick Financial Services Center, which today is one of the largest and most technologically advanced educational facilities of its kind and provides experiential learning for students.
An Accomplished Scholar
Dr. Weber has been a sought-after consultant to major financial services firms, Nasdaq Stock Market, the London Stock Exchange, Deutsche Börse, and the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment.
The author of three books, numerous academic journals and business publications, his professional interests focus on financial technology innovations, IT’s impact on market and trading, and securities operations, among other related topics.
Dr. Weber received his MS and PhD in Decision Sciences from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and his AB in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University.
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