Dr. Andrew Sikula, Sr., 1944 – 2013

Dr. Andrew Sikula, Sr., former Associate Dean and a professor in the School of Management of the Marshall University College of Business, passed away on Tuesday, June 4th 2013. Andy’s wishes we’re to be buried where he was born and raised. The wake will be Friday, June 7th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm and the funeral on Saturday at 10:00 am at Hopkins Lawver funeral home in Mogadore, OH just outside of Akron.

“Dr. Andrew Sikula, Sr. had over 50 years of experience in university higher education. He coined the terms ‘Moral Management’ and ‘Moral Maximization’ and has devoted the majority of his research to the field of business ethics.”1

“Dr. Sikula joined Marshall University in 1999 as the Director of the Graduate School of Management, Associate Dean of the Lewis College of Business and Distinguished Professor of Management and Business Ethics. He is a former Business Dean and Professor of Management at California State University, Northridge; California State University, Chico and Chicago State University. Dr. Sikula is also a former Professor of Management at the University of Illinois, Chicago and at Murray State University. He received his B.A. degree in Economics from Hiram College and his M.B.A. and Ph. D. degrees from Michigan State University.

Dr. Sikula is an internationally known author, educator and researcher in the areas of Human Resource Management and Business Ethics. In addition, he is the Founder and Executive Director of the Marshall University Doctor of Management Practice in Nurse Anesthesia degree program.

A native of Akron, Ohio; Dr. Sikula is an identical twin. He’s married to Judith Roe Sikula and a father of six children, the three youngest of which attended Marshall University. His children are Andrew Casey, Ana Celeste, Andrew Robert, Alissa Andrea, Andrew John Scott, and Andrew Arik.”2

The faculty and staff at the College of Business wish to express our deepest condolences to the Sikula Family. Interim Dean Dr. Deanna Mader had this to say: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Judy and the rest of Andy’s family.  He was a devoted family man and a kind and loyal friend. We will miss him greatly.”