Indian American academic Joyendu Bhadury June 8 was named the new dean at Radford University’s College of Business and Economics.
Bhadury currently serves as dean and professor at the School of Business and Management at State University of New York-The College at Brockport, which, like Radford’s business and economics college, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Bhadury, who was chosen after a nationwide search, will assume the new role Aug. 1.
“I am excited to be the next dean of COBE at Radford University,” said Bhadury. “Both have stellar reputations as institutions with an enduring commitment to student success, which appeals to me. I look forward to working with all my new colleagues as well as external stakeholders to enhance this commitment in service to the New River Valley, the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond.”
Before joining SUNY-The College at Brockport, Bhadury served as associate dean of Graduate Programs and Research at the Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNC-Greensboro, and as a professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management.
Bhadury also served in roles as chair, interim chair and associate chair in the Department of Management and Finance at California State University, East Bay. He was director of the university’s engineering program after serving as associate professor in the Department of Management and Finance.
Previously, Bhadury was an assistant professor in the Faculty of Administration at the University of New Brunswick in Canada and also served as the area coordinator for the Quantitative Methods Area.
Bhadury has been a visiting professor of management at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa since 2015, and a visiting lecturer at Fachhochschule-Ludwigshafen, Germany and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Accra, Ghana, his bio noted.
Bhadury earned a doctorate in management science from the School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor’s in electronics engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in India.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Bhadury and his family to the Radford University family as he serves as the next dean of our College of Business and Economics,” Radford University president Brian O. Hemphill said. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and vast leadership experience that will well serve COBE faculty as they teach and develop students into business professionals who will work and compete in a global economy.”