Dr. William Salva

Dr. William Salva

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of Accelerated Professional Studies; Professor of Business

Dr. Salva joined Concordia in 2005 as the Dean of Adult Education and Associate Professor of Business. Dr. Salva and his team’s strategic plan has tripled the number of students in the accelerated adult education program in the last ten years. He serves as the Councilor and founding faculty member of Alpha Sigma Lamba National Honor Society Chi Gamma Chapter at Concordia College. 

He presently serves as the Dean of Adult Education, Dean of Business, Director of Graduate Business Programs and Professor of Business. Dr. Salva is responsible for all budgetary matters for all three divisions. He has taught various courses to both traditional and non-traditional undergraduate students and graduate students. Dr. Salva has co-authored several undergraduate and graduate programs. He serves as the chair for Concordia’s Institutional Research Review Board.

In 2012, Dr. Salva traveled to India where he was a guest lecturer at the Alpha Group of Institutions in Chennai and at the Kodaikanal Christian College in Kodaikanal.  He designed programs in Creative Leadership and Issues in Human Resources and taught these courses to over two hundred and seventy five undergraduate students.

He was the 2014 recipient of the Concordia College Nehemiah Award. This award is given to a faculty member recognized by their peers for noteworthy service to the college, church and community. Dr. Salva serves as the faculty representative to Athletics at Concordia and to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. In addition, he serves on the college’s Title IX Investigation team, the Academic Council, the Academic Policy Committee, and the Graduate Academic Policy Committee. Dr. Salva has over twenty years of experience in post-secondary education, as well as over twenty years of business experience.

Ed.D. in Educational Administration from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; M.S. in Human Resources Administration, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA; B.S. in Secondary Education, Social Studies, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA