BOCA RATON, Fla.—Dr. Malcolm O. Asadoorian III, the son of Malcolm O. Asadoorian II and the late Rose Asadoorian of Worcester, Mass., recently received two promotions at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. On May 12, the Board of Trustees approved Asadoorian’s promotion to the rank of full professor. A week earlier, Lynn President Kevin M. Ross approved the promotion of Asadoorian to associate dean of the university/Academic Affairs, Dr. Cynthia M. Patterson, the vice president for Academic Affairs, has served as a long-time mentor to Asadoorian. Patterson proposed the creation of this new associate deanship as a result of Asadoorian’s invaluable contribution and dedication this academic year as the university underwent its decennial re-accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), as well as Lynn’s ongoing commitment to providing the highest quality of student learning.
Asadoorian is an economist with over 15 years of teaching experience at the college/university level, as well as extensive academic administrative and research experience. He has published numerous textbooks and journal articles in economics and statistics. Prior to Lynn University, Asadoorian served as a post-doctoral research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass. Asadoorian earned his B.A. degree in economics and computer science from Assumption College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Clark University in Worcester, Mass.