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Unger Program Graduate Elected Dean of Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Rijeka

Dr. Saša Drezgić, a graduate of the Unger Program at the CSU Maxine Goodman Levin School of Urban Affairs has assumed the role of Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Rijeka. His term began this month with the start of the new academic year.

The Unger Program was founded in 2002 as the Unger International Program for Local Government Leadership. Its mission was to catalyze an educational bridge between the Levin College and the University of Rijeka, and served as a collaborative effort of the College to respond to the consulting, training, research and educational needs of local government leaders in emerging democracies. Today, the program serves to support and foster economic and community development through collaborative research and educational exchanges. Dr. Drezgić continues to regularly engage with the College and works to broaden the relationship between the two institutions.

Dr. Drezgić is a longtime professor of the Faculty of Economics and Business and has published a significant number of scientific and professional publications and participated in numerous international conferences. He is the founding organizer of the Economics of Digital Transformation conference, the editor of the Faculty Proceedings, and the head of the postgraduate specialist study program.