Andrew J. Policano

Dean’s Leadership Circle Endowed Professor of Economics/Public Policy and Academic Director of the Center for Investment and Wealth Management (CIWM) at The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine.

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Mr. Andrew Policano is the Dean’s Leadership Circle Endowed Professor of Economics/Public Policy and Academic Director of the Center for Investment and Wealth Management (CIWM) at The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine. Mr. Policano served as Dean of the Merage School from August 2004 to June 2013. In his nine years as Dean of the Merage School, more than $55 million has been pledged to support the School’s vision and mission. The School has hired more than 20 new faculty members, established 11 new chairs/professorships and broke ground on a new business school building in 2013. Prior to joining UC Irvine, Mr. Policano was Dean of the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin, Madison for 10 years. He serves on the Board of Directors for two public companies and is a member of the Investment Committee of the Orange County Community Foundation. He has published numerous papers on higher education in addition to his book, Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America’s Public Universities, from Stanford University Press.