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La Salle University Names Gary A. Giamartina Dean of the School of Business





Gary A. Giamartino, Ph.D., has assumed the role of Dean of La Salle University’s School of Business. Giamartino comes to La Salle from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), where he served as Dean of the School of Business and professor of management for 11 years.

“Gary has the requisite integrity, expertise, and vision to lead La Salle’s School of Business and to make a positive impact on the University as a whole,” said Joseph R. Marbach, Ph.D., La Salle’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “As a teacher, scholar, and administrator, he embodies the educational values and global perspective that are at the core of our Lasallian mission. I strongly believe Gary will be able to build on the School of Business’ strengths, while capitalizing on its distinctive qualities.”

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School of Nursing and Health Sciences


Click here to view the 2013 School of Nursing and Health Sciences Newsletter (March 2013)


La Salle University is proud to announce the appointment of Kathleen Czekanski, Ph. D., R.N., CNE, as Associate Dean of the Nursing Program





Kathleen V Czekanski, Ph. D., R.N., CNE, was appointed to the Associate Dean position for nursing Programs in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences on Aug. 1, 2012. In this role, she serves as the Chief Nurse Administrator for the nursing programs and oversees the continued development, implementation, promotion, and daily operation of the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Czekanski brings significant experience and skills to this role. Previously, she served as Director of the Graduate and R.N. to BSN programs at La Salle University. As Director, she facilitated the launch of a fully online R.N. and BSN program, a dual MSN/MPH degree program as well as a newly approved Adult-Gerontology primary Care NP Program. Czekanski teaches in the areas of nursing research, professional practice, ethics, and public health nursing, and her research interests are in the area of end-of-life care and dementia care giving.


Political Science Department

Visit www.lasalle.edu/publius to view the April 2013 edition of the Political Science Department E-newsletter.


School of Business

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