Business Dean Named
Sanyal is the new dean of the Walker L. Cisler College of Business.
His appointment is effective July 1.
has served as a professor of management in the School of Business
at The College of New Jersey – formerly Trenton State – since 1987.
He also spent four years as division head. In that capacity, he
was responsible for administering academic majors in accounting,
economics, finance and international business with 19 full-time
and six part-time faculty.
"I am excited at the opportunity
to lead Northern's business college," Sanyal said. "It
is well situated to serve as a key driver of economic development
in the region. The college's human and intellectual resources offer
the promise of building on its record of positively changing the
lives of students and the lives of the citizens in the community.
It is this promise, I should say, that attracts me to Northern."
was selected for an American Council on Education Fellowship for
the 2004-05 academic year, which he is completing at George Mason
University in Fairfax, Va. In addition to teaching at The College
of New Jersey, he has been a visiting professor at the University
of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand, and a consultant on distance
education for Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, N.J. He also
was a lecturer in commerce at the University of Delhi in India and
served as an adjunct faculty member at the following eastern U.S.
institutions: Rider University in New Jersy, Thomas Jefferson University
in Pennsylvania, and Brenau College in Georgia.
holds a doctorate in business administration from Georgia State
University. He also holds a master's degree in industrial relations
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a master of commerce degree
in general business from the University of Delhi-India, and a bachelor
of commerce degree in accountancy from the University of Calcutta-India.