Southern Connecticut State University has appointed Dr. Manohar Singh as the Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. Dr. Manohar comes to SCSU from Humboldt State University, where he has served as Dean of the College of Professional Studies and Professor of Finance. Prior to his role at HSU, he served as Division Head for the Division of Business and Social Sciences at Penn State University Abington and Interim Chair of the Department of Finance at Long Island University. Dr. Singh is a proven fund raiser, with collaborations that have raised $10 million for an endowed R.N. to B.S.N. program. He has been active in AACSB accreditation activities, development of various graduate and other degree programs, and has over 40 published manuscripts in leading business journals. He received the 2011 Teaching Excellence Award at Penn State Grand Valley where he also served as Chair of the Faculty Senate. He will join SCSU on February 1, 2019.