Beth Castiglia, Ph.D. Professor and Dean of the School of Business

Dr. Beth Castiglia is the Dean of the School of Business at Felician College. Dr. Castiglia joined the Felician College faculty in 1987.

Over her academic career, Dr. Castiglia has been active in both faculty and administrative roles. She successfully ushered Felician College through their initial IACBE accreditation in 2002, and has remained involved with the IACBE on a regional and national level since that time. She served two terms as the Chair of the IACBE Board of Commissioners. Her involvement with this organization has helped Dr. Castiglia develop skills in strategic planning, curriculum development, and outcomes assessment, and she has applied these skills in her role at Felician College. She has served on the college’s Middle States Steering Committee, the Academic Prioritization Steering Committee, and was a member of the 2012 Felician College Presidential Search Committee. She has given numerous workshops and presentations on planning and assessment at her own college, at other institutions, and at national conferences. Her research and publications in higher education innovation have resulted in her creation of many high quality and creative programs and majors within the School of Business.

Awards

2010  John L. Green Excellence in Business Education Award (annual IACBE award to one individual directing a program that exemplifies the agency’s principles of excellence)

2009  Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academies, for The impact of voluntary accountability on the design of higher education assessment

2008  Distinguished Research Award Runner-Up, Allied Academies, for A moral imperative: Developing an ethics-infused MBA program at a Catholic College

2005  Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academies, for The impact of changing culture on the person-organization fit, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment of college faculty

2000  Signa Beta Delta Honor Society

Courses Taught at Felician College

Undergraduate:

BUS 110 Business, Organizations, & Management
ECON 200 Macroeconomics
ECON 220 Microeconomics
FIN 300 Corporate Financial Management
FIN 310 Financial Markets and Institutions
MGT 100 Fundamentals of Management
MGT 300 Organizational Behavior
BUS 490 Business Policy

Graduate:

MBA/ECON 571 Economics for Managers
MBA/ENT 510 Leadership and Behavior
MBA/ENT 520 Entrepreneurship and Business Strategy
MBA/QUANT 572 Quantitative Analysis in Management
HCA 515 Management and Analysis of Healthcare Organizations

Publications

Innovation in higher education: Disrupting the status quo.
Castiglia, B. and Knopik, M. (2013). Accepted for publication (July 2013) for the Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice.
Is higher education following the path set by health care in the U.S.?
Castiglia, B. (2012). The Research in Higher Education Journal: 18, 13001.
The challenges of assessing diverse populations of students: One school’s solution.
Castiglia, B., and Turi, D. (2010). Proceeding of the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education, Newport, RI.
The impact of voluntary accountability on the design of higher education assessment.
Castiglia, B., and Turi, D. (2009). Academy of Educational Leadership Journal: 15, 3, p. 119-130. Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academies.
A moral imperative: Developing an ethics-infused MBA program at a Catholic college.
Castiglia, B. (2009). Accepted for publication (August, 2009) for the Journal of Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues. Runner-up, Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academies.
What is a leader? Students’ implied leadership theories.
Betts, S., Morgan, W., and Castiglia, B. (2008). Proceedings of the Academy of Organizational Culture, Communication, and Conflict, 13 (1), p. 1-8. Winner of Allied Academies Distinguished Research Award.
The payoff of integrating asynchronous web-based course tools in traditional courses.
Castiglia, B. (2007, September). Proceedings of the Academy of Business Education Fifth Annual Meeting. Hamilton, Bermuda. Accepted for publication (Sept, 2007) for the Academy of Business Education Journal.
The use of the senior capstone as both assessment and remediation.
Castiglia, B. (2007, April). Proceedings of the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education. Kansas City, Mo.
Factors underlying students’ study behavior.
Castiglia, B. (2006, September). Proceedings of the Academy of Business Education Fourth Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX.
The integration of strategic planning, budgeting, and assessment in higher education.
Castiglia, B. (2006, April). Proceedings of the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education. Orlando, Fla.
The impact of changing culture in higher education on the person-organization fit, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment of college faculty,
Castiglia, B. (2005, July). Journal of Educational Leadership, 3, p. 18-24. Winner of Allied Academies’ Distinguished Research Award.
An exploration of students’ motivations to study.
Castiglia, B. (2005, July). Proceedings of the Allied Academies International Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
The realities of decision making in higher education.
Castiglia, B. (2005, January). Proceedings of the Applied Management and Decision Sciences Academy. Athens, Ga.
Framework: The need to incorporate economic literacy into a liberal arts curriculum.
Castiglia, B., and Morgan, W.B. (2003, March). Proceedings of the Allied Academies 2003 Annual Conference. Tunica, Miss.
Outcomes assessment: The challenge of comparing traditional and nontraditional populations.
Castiglia, B. (2002, September). Proceedings of the Academy of Business Education Second Annual Meeting. Key West, Fla.
A model for the development of industry-specific economic indicators for small businesses.
Castiglia, B., and Morgan, W.B. (2000, April). Proceedings of the Academy for Economics and Economic Education. Nashville, Tenn.
Office Location:
Blessed Mary Angela
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-3326
Contact Fax:
(201) 559-3328

Education

BS Economics, St. Peter’s College
MS Economics, Pace University
PhD Applied Management and Decision Science, Walden University