Stephen A. Stumpf, Ph.D., has been named as a Senior Fellow for graduate studies at FUS.

An internationally renowned scholar in leadership and relationship building with a continuous record of publication in high impact academic and practitioner journals, Dr. Stumpf will enhance, expand, and provide distinction to the study and development of leadership and related areas, increasing the international reputation of Franklin University Switzerland through meaningful contributions to research and instruction. In particular, he will develop courses and programs in collaboration with other faculty on emerging and evolving leadership topics, both at undergraduate and graduate level, helping ensure that Franklin students are well prepared to work and lead in a rapidly changing and increasingly complex world.

Dr. Stumpf will also serve as Professor of International Management on the faculty of the Master of Science in International Management (MSIM), and will maintain his position at Villanova School of Business, where he has served for 15 years as Professor, Management and Operations.

In making the announcement, Dr. Corinne B. Young, Director of Graduate Studies at FUS stated “We offer a transforming, developmental management education that stimulates professional and personal growth by building deep, practical knowledge and emphasizing sound decision-making. As Senior Fellow, Steve’s distinguished record of achievement will add depth, supporting our industry experienced faculty in providing high quality graduate education.”

Dr. Stumpf noted: “Franklin is at the crossroads of Europe and the thriving economies of the 21st Century. By attracting the millennial generation to this crossroads, FUS can develop global leaders who are knowledgeable and respectful of the cultures rooted in diverse civilizations. I am honored to join the faculty in this charge.”   

To learn more about Franklin’s commitment to graduate education, visit Graduate Programs at FUS.