portrait of Sandra Richtermeyer

Sandra Richtermeyer, Ph.D

Dean of the Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Dr. Richtermeyer has many years of experience in industry and 25+ years in higher education with over 15 years of continuous and progressive leadership roles. Prior to her current position, she was Associate Dean, Chair of Accountancy, Director and Professor of Accountancy at the Williams College of Business at Xavier University. She also served as the university Director of Faculty Programs for Mission and Identity at Xavier. Prior to her roles at Xavier, she as on the faculty at the University of Wyoming.

Dr. Richtermeyer has been actively engaged as a leader in many academic and professional organizations including Global Chair for the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Chair of the board for the Ohio Society of CPAs and as a member of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO). She is currently a member of the Internal Control Advisory Board for the United Nations and is an active volunteer with the American Accounting Association, where she has also held numerous leadership positions. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of corporate governance, accounting information systems, and managerial, governmental, and nonprofit accounting. She earned her B.S. from the University of Wyoming and M.S., MBA, and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado.