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Sharon Patricia Smith, American academic administrator. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Rutgers Newark College Arts and Sciences Alumni Association, 1998; National Defense Education Act fellow, 1970-1973.


Smith, Sharon Patricia was born on November 6, 1948 in Jersey City. Daughter of Vincent C. and Dorothy (Linehan) Smith.


AB summa cum laude, Rutgers University, 1970. Master of Arts, Rutgers University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1974.


Research associate Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1974-1976, visiting senior research economist, 1988-1990. Economist Federal Reserve Bank, New York City, 1976-1981, senior economist, 1981-1982. District manager American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York City and Piscataway, New Jersey, 1982-1990.

Professor management systems, dean College of Business Administration Fordham University, Bronx, New York, 1990—2006, dean graduate school of business administration and faculty of business, 2001—2006. Visiting fellow ILR School, Cornell University, 2005—2006. Provost, vice president academy affairs, vice chancellor academy affairs, special projects advisor National University, La Jolla, California, 2006—2007.

President, professor economics University Pittsburgh, Greensburg, since 2007. Visiting associate professor New York State School Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, New York, 1981. Adjunct associate Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1984.


Advisory board Archbishop Hughes Institute on Religion and Culture. Trustee St.Barnabas Hospital. Member American Economics Association, New Jersey Human Resource Planners Association, Industrial Rels.

Research Association, Security Traders Association (Board of Governors, advising committee), American Association for Higher Education, Princeton Club New York, Association Jesuit Colleges Universities/Business Deans (president), Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon.


Vincent C. Smith

Dorothy (Linehan) Smith