"A leader’s greatest challenge is to do what is necessary rather than what is expected."

Ed French, B.S., M.B.A., D.A.

Academic Program Director - Business Division
Assistant Professor
B.S., Accounting, Stonehill College
M.B.A., Babson College
D.A., Leadership, Franklin Pierce University
Dissertation Topic: Entrepreneurial decision making and institutional governance in higher education

Research Interests & Areas of Expertise
Leadership Studies
Entrepreneurial leadership in higher education
Institutional governance in higher education

Honors & Awards
Leadership New Hampshire, Associate


Chair – CGPS Policies and Procedures Committee
Member – CGPS Academic Standards Committee
Member – CGPS Shared Governance Committee
Chair – Franklin Pierce University Business Programs Accreditation Committee

Board Member – abi Innovation Hub (Manchester, NH Incubator)
Board Member – Town of Raymond, NH Budget Committee
Member – Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce State Legislative Affairs Committee

Ed French