Daniels College of Business Dean Christine Riordan elected to AACSB Board of Directors: The premier accreditation body for business programs

February 26, 2013

Daniels Press Release

The University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business announced that the membership of AACSB International elected Daniels Dean Christine Riordan to its board of directors for 2013-2014. Terms will take effect July 1, 2013 and Dean Riordan joins six other newly-elected nationally-prominent management education professionals. AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), founded in 1916, is an association of more than 1,300 educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations in 79 countries and territories and is the premier accreditation body for institutions offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting.

As dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver (DU), Dr. Christine Riordan leads a business operation of over $86 million and a global network of over 33,000 faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, in collaboration with the University, Dr. Riordan and her team have built a fund-raising system for the College and raise over $14 million a year in private and corporate funds.

Dean Riordan serves on the board of trustees for the Mile High United Way, and is the treasurer/chair of the finance committee and a member of the executive and facilities committees. She is also on the board of directors for Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, the Colorado Society of CPAs, and the international business honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma. On behalf of the Governor of Colorado and Mayor of Denver, Dean Riordan chaired a major committee of the Colorado Olympic Exploratory Committee. For the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, she is the DU representative on the Economic Development Board of Directors.

Dean Riordan has a national reputation as a leadership development and workplace diversity expert. She has been interviewed, quoted and written articles for media such as: Forbes, USA Today, The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, CareerBuilder, Psychology Today, Working Mother, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Investor’s Business Daily and the Washington Post.