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Dr. Randy Frye

Randy Frye

Title: Dean, School of Business
School: Business
Academic Department: Business Administration
Phone: 814-472-3041
E-mail: rfrye@francis.edu
Office Location: Scotus 225A
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Education

  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
  • M.B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Saint Francis University
  • Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Biography

Courses Taught
  • MKTG 302 Marketing
  • MKTG 201 Human Resource Management
  • MBA 502 Marketing Management
  • MGMT 409 Executive-in-Residence: Leadership Studies
  • MGMT 409 The Role of Great Britain in the European Union (Spring time in London course)
  • ACCT 101 Financial Accounting
Career Highlights

Career Highlights

  • Appointed to the Saint Francis University Faculty in 1984
  • Awarded tenure in 1989
  • Chair of the Business Administration Department since 1988
  • Director of the MBA program since the launch of the program in 1990
  • Director of the MHRM program since 2004
  • Dean of the Business School since 2008
  • Nearly 30 years of management experience and consulting

Awards

  • Saint Francis University Gerard and Helen Swatsworth Excellence in Teaching Award (1998)
  • Saint Francis University Student Government Association Educator of the Year (2002)
  • Saint Francis University Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award (2003)
  • International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) Service and Appreciation Award (2004) – Founding Board of Directors member.
Research & Consulting
  • Customer service and relationship management programs
  • Marketing strategy development, execution, and assessment
  • Human resource strategies to improve recruitment, selection, and retention
  • Business school evaluation and outcomes assessment modeling
  • Past consulting clients and schools of business reviewed include:
  • Pennsylvania Career Link, Duquesne University, Chatham College, Slovenian Savings and Loan Bank, Altoona Hospital, Bedford Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Council, Saint Francis University SBDC, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Malone College, Wilmington College, Western PA Head Start Program, West Virginia Head Start Program, Philadelphia Head Start Program, the Alternative Community Resource Program (ACRP), Hidden Valley and Seven Springs Resorts, Montreat College (NC), and Gwynedd-Mercy College.
  • Many professional and academic conference presentations, such as the International Assembly of Collegiate Education (IACBE) Annual Conference and the Society for Advanced Management (SAM) Annual Conference.
Hobbies & Interests
  • Reading, consulting, basketball, racquetball, youth sports team coaching, community service, traveling, and jogging/walking.

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