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Faculty: Philip Friedman

Philip Friedman
Philip Friedman, PhD
Title(s):
Professor
School:
Business
Campus:
San Francisco
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Dr. Friedman served at Golden Gate Unversity as vice president for Academic Affairs/Provost in 1997, acting president in 1999 and president in 2000. He has been emeritus since 2007. Dr. Friedman was vice president for Academic Affairs/Provost at Bentley College, Waltham, MA from 1990-1997, and was previously dean of the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  His corporate consulting assignments include Digital Equipment, ITT, Georgia-Pacific, Guilford Mills, United Guaranty, Precision Fabrics, Harbor Investment Group, 1st Home Federal, the US Department of Transportation, and other firms, banks, and financial institutions.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Macro-economics
  • Corporate-economics
  • Economics History
  • Professional and Teaching Experience

EDUCATION

  • BBA (Economics and Statistics), City College of New York
  • PhD (Economics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2007 - Present: President Emeritus and Professor of Economics, Golden Gate University, CA
  • 2000 - 2007: President, Golden Gate University, CA
  • 1999 - 2000: Acting President and Provost, Golden Gate University, CA
  • 1997 - 1999: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Golden Gate University, CA
  • 1996 - 1997: Interim CEO and Provost, Bently College
  • 1990 - 1996: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Bentley College
  • 1981 - 1990: Dean of the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • 1980 - 1984: Chairman of the Department of Finance and Economics, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Director, MBA Program, School of Management, Boston University