Villanova University President the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, announced today that Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the Villanova School of Business (VSB), has decided to complete her term as dean at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year. Dr. Russell plans to shift her career focus to her professional passions—teaching students, working on research and writing projects, and continuing her leadership work on several professional boards.
VSB Welcomes New Faculty Members
Villanova, Pa., August 22, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce the addition of 14 new faculty members to join its team of teacher-scholars.
Villanova, Pa., August 1, 2022 - Rabih Moussawi, PhD, associate professor, Finance & Real Estate, has been named the Katherine M. and Richard J. Salisbury Jr. Endowed Professor in Finance. This professorship, named in honor of Richard J. Salisbury, Jr. '58 VSB and his mother, Katherine, enhances the quality of scholarship within the Villanova School of Business (VSB).
Villanova, Pa., July 1, 2022—Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB, has been elected chair of the Women Administrators in Management Education (WAME). WAME is an affinity group within the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) that includes women business education leaders such as: female deans, associate deans, assistant deans, program directors, center directors, and academic department chairs and seeks to “transform business schools and business education.”
Villanova, Pa., May 2, 2021 - What changes take place when women enter the C-suite? According to a new study, adding female executives changes how the C-suite thinks about and pursues innovation. When female appointees join top management teams, the C-suite’s way of thinking changes in two ways to become more open to change and less risk-seeking. As a result of these changes in thinking, firms rely less on an acquisitive approach (e.g. performed fewer M&As) and more on building their innovative capabilities internally (e.g. invested more in R&D).
VSB IN THE MEDIA
The Villanova School of Business employs world-class faculty that are nationally recognized experts in their fields, with 90 percent holding a PhD or the highest degree in their discipline. Our renowned faculty are media savvy professionals
and can provide insightful commentary on a multitude of business-related topics both nationally and locally in Philadelphia.
Among their many qualifications are degrees from prestigious institutions, articles in premier academic journals, and experience working with the world’s top business organizations. The Villanova School of Business also has a TV studio with a VYVX uplink, making live or taped interviews quick and easy.