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Gerald Francis Cavanagh

Gerald Francis Cavanagh, business educator. Ordained Jesuit Catholic priest, 1964. Member board ethics City of Detroit, 1994-2000. Member International Association for Business and Society, Academy Management (Sumner Marcus award 1990), Society for Business Ethics, Theta Tau, Blue Key, Alpha Phi Omega (advisor), Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha, Alpha Sigma Nu.

Background

  • Cavanagh, Gerald Francis was born on September 13, 1931 in Cleveland. Son of Gerald Francis and Margaret Mildred (Gilmore) Cavanagh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1953. Master of Business Administration, St. Louis University, 1958. Licentiate in Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1959.

      Master of Education, St. Louis University, 1960. Licentiate in Theology, Loyola University, Chicago, 1965. Doctor in Business Administration, Michigan State University, 1970.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Loyola University, Baltimore, 1989. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Loyola University, Baltimore, 1989. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Siena Heights University, 1998.

    Career

    • Associate professor Wayne State University, Detroit, 1970-1979. Chair business ethics Santa Clara (California) University, 1979-1980. Professor University Detroit, 1980-1986.

      Gasson chair Boston College, 1986-1987. Academy vice president University Detroit Mercy, 1989-1992, provost, chancellor, 1992-1995, chair business ethics, since 1995. Trustee Fordham University, New York City, 1974-1980, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1981-1984, Santa Clara University, 1991-2003, Holy Cross, Massachusetts, since 2001, Loyola University, New Orleans, since 2006.

      Board chair University Detroit, 1975-1977. Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained Jesuit Catholic priest, 1964.

    Works

    • Ethical Dilemmas in the Modern Corporation
    • This challenging and engaging approach to ethical and social issues is rich in concrete, real-world examples and cases as it examines responsible business behavior and contrasts it with less responsible policies and actions.

    Membership

    Member board ethics City of Detroit, 1994-2000. Member International Association for Business and Society, Academy Management (Sumner Marcus award 1990), Society for Business Ethics, Theta Tau, Blue Key, Alpha Phi Omega (advisor), Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha, Alpha Sigma Nu.

    Connections

    • father: Gerald Francis Cavanagh
    • mother: Margaret Mildred (Gilmore) Cavanagh
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    Born September 13, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1953
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1958
      St. Louis University
    • 1959
      St. Louis University
    • 1960
      St. Louis University
    • 1965
      Loyola University
    • 1970
      Michigan State University
    • 1989
      Loyola University
    • 1989
      Loyola University
    • 1998
      Siena Heights University
    • 1970 - 1979
      Associate, professor Wayne State University
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      chair business ethics Santa Clara (California) University
    • 1980 - 1986
      professor, University Detroit
    • 1986 - 1987
      Gasson chair Boston College
    • 1989 - 1992
      academy vice president, University Detroit Mercy
      Provost, Alberta, Canada
    • 1992 - 1995
      academy vice president, University Detroit Mercy
      Chancellor, Alabama, United States
    • 1995
      academy vice president, University Detroit Mercy
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