...And new Chapter. Welcome Dean Dr. David Richards


The faculty and staff at Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration are pleased to congratulate Dr. David Richards on his appointment as the new Dean beginning Monday, July 1, 2019.

Dr. Richards joined Lakehead University in 2008 as a faculty member, and was later appointed as Assistant Dean in 2012, and additionally as the Graduate Studies Coordinator in 2016. He also played an instrumental role in the development of student programs such as the RBC Work Integrated Learning Program and Partners in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Please feel free to drop by in his new office in RB 1014 to offer your best wishes and support to Dr. Richards, or when you see him in the hallways, or anywhere you might find him on campus.

The End of an Era

The faculty and staff in the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University gathered together today to say farewell to Dr. Bahram Dadgostar. After 24 dedicated years as Dean, Dr. Dadgostar has said farewell. 

Dr. Dadgostar joined Lakehead University as a faculty member in 1983, and appointed Dean in 1995. As Dean, he has many accomplishments, which include establishing the MBA and MSc in Management degrees, accreditation with both AACSB and CPA, and a partnership with RBC in experiential learning.

A lasting impact on the Faculty of Business Administration, and Lakehead University, we are grateful for the time that Dr. Dadgostar gave to us. He will be greatly missed and we wish him well in his future endeavors.


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