Beth M. Castiglia, PhD, is the Provost of Berkeley College, effective December 14, 2015.

Beth M. Castiglia, PhD, is the Provost of Berkeley College, effective December 14, 2015.

Beth M. Castiglia, PhD, former Dean of the Berkeley College L. Luing School of Business, has been named Provost at Berkeley College, effective December 14, 2015. Under the direction of the President, the Provost serves as the chief academic officer of the College.

“Beth has been instrumental in aligning curricular changes at the Larry L. Luing School of Business with International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) principles, and shares a vision that is on the same trajectory as our current administration,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “I am confident in Beth’s leadership and in her commitment to working with faculty, administrators and students to drive our mission at Berkeley College forward.”

Dr. Castiglia implemented the process of using assessments for student learning and operational outcomes in the Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business.  She emphasized the experiential components in business classes, integrating soft skills into the traditional college curriculum. Dr. Castiglia also supported faculty initiatives to redesign curricula and student resources. She is a proponent of public and private-sector partnerships. 

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