USF appoints Lee business school dean

Jan. 22, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind. - University of Saint Francis Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. J. Andrew Prall has announced the appointment of Robert Lee as Dean of the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership. Lee completed a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in insurance at Ball State University. He is completing doctoral work in business administration with a specialization in advanced accounting from Northcentral University.

Prior to joining the USF faculty in 2009, he served 10 years in governmental finance as the treasurer of Allen County, Ind., focusing on the continued modernization of the treasurer's office.

Before that, he worked in the property and casualty insurance industry and has administered technology initiatives with the Allen County Auditor’s Office and the Allen County Department of Planning Services.

He is active at Blackhawk Ministries in Fort Wayne and has served on several governmental and community boards, including Community Action of Northeast Indiana, Retired and Senior Volunteer program and Fire Police City-County Federal Credit Union. He is treasurer of the Allen County Republican Party and past president of the Indiana County Treasurers Association.

  The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.

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