Laurentian University has announced the appointment of Michel Delorme as dean of the Faculty of Management effective July 1.
He will serve for five years, the university said in a release.
“We are extremely pleased to have found a candidate of Dr. Delorme’s stature. I have full confidence that he will provide outstanding leadership for the next five years and will position the Faculty well for the future,” said interim president and vice-chancellor of Laurentian University Pierre Zundel.
Delorme has held several leadership positions in American and European universities, such as director of Simmons University School of Business (Boston, USA), vice-president of academic affairs at Burgundy School of Business (Dijon, France), vice-president of academic affairs at the École supérieure pour le développement économique et social, the Business School of the Catholic University of Lyon (Lyon, France) and vice dean for knowledge development and research at the Rennes School of Business (Rennes, France).
He has been involved several times in the development of a school’s strategy and international accreditations processes, including the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the Association of MBAs and the European Foundation for Management Development for EPAS (programme accreditation system) and EQUIS (institutional accreditation system).
Delorme received his doctorate from the University of Strasbourg III / EM (Strasbourg, France). He holds an executive MBA from the University of Sherbrooke, as well as a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Quebec in Montreal.
As Delorme arrives, Laurentian University said it would like to recognize the “outstanding contribution” of Bernadette Schell for her interim role as Dean of the Faculty of Management from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019.
Laurentian University’s Faculty of Management offers undergraduate degree programs in business administration and sports administration. It also offers a masters degree in business administration.