Dean of the College of Business

Position Details

Valparaiso University has appointed Dr. Niclas L. Erhardt, Ph.D., as its new Dean of the College of Business, effective August 3, 2020.  In his new role, Dr. Erhardt will be responsible for the strategic leadership, coordination, and guidance of the College of Business. He joins Valpo from the University of Maine, where he served as the Associate Dean for the Maine Business School and the founding director for its Professional Development Center. Originally from Stockholm, Sweden, Erhardt holds a Ph.D. in human resource management and labor relations and a master’s in industrial and labor relations from Rutgers University as well as a master’s in industrial relations from Iowa State University and a bachelor’s from Cornell University.