FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
MICHAEL McATEER, DBA, APPOINTED AS DEAN,
Michael McAteer, DBA, has been appointed Dean, Berkeley College School of Professional Studies. In this role, Dr. McAteer will maintain academic standards, oversee the hiring of faculty, and work with other Deans to support the mission and values of Berkeley College.
“Dr. McAteer has more than 20 years of professional experience,” said Beth M. Castiglia, PhD, Berkeley College Provost. “He has shown an unwavering dedication to his students and their academic success. He is committed to excellence in the classroom and is well respected by his peers. As Dean, he will contribute to programs that help our students move forward in areas like Graphic Design, Interior Design, Legal Studies and Justice Studies.”
Dr. McAteer currently teaches in the Berkeley College School of Graduate Studies. Since joining Berkeley College in 2010, Dr. McAteer has held several leadership roles, including Interim Dean of the School of Professional Studies, Interim Dean of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, and Interim Associate Chair, Management.
Prior to joining Berkeley College, Dr. McAteer ran his own insurance company and served as Senior Vice President at Zurich North American Financial Enterprises, a global financial insurance and risk management organization. He is the founder and president of Specialty Solutions, LLC, a management consulting firm.
Dr. McAteer holds a DBA from the University of Phoenix, School of Advanced Studies, Phoenix, AZ. He earned an MBA in Finance from Fordham University, Graduate School of Business, New York, NY, and a BS in Finance from Fordham University, College of Business Administration, Bronx, NY.
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,000 students – including more than 550 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.
Berkeley College has three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, both for the third consecutive year. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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