Prof Weber, an information technology specialist, is chair of the Management Science and Operations group at LBS. He joined the business school in 2003, after working at Baruch College in New York and New York University’s Stern school of business.
“Bruce brings to the Lerner College administrative experience at a top-ranked business school and insight into how business schools teach and conduct research,” says Patrick Harker, president of the University of Delaware and the former dean of the Wharton school at the University of Pennsylvania, where Prof Weber earned his PhD.
The Lerner school, in Newark, Delaware, runs both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, including full-time, part-time and executive MBA programmes. It also has a range of MSc programmes, including accounting, finance and information systems.