Ron A. DiBattista has a broad educational background in teaching and administration at the higher educational level. His teaching began at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in business administration in 1978. In 1980, he joined International Business College in Fort Wayne, Indiana, as the Director of Education. He became School Director of Fort Myers Business Academy in Florida, and then President of Fort Lauderdale College in 1984.
DiBattista taught business policy, organizational behavior, and management theory at Bryant College for 17 years in the MBA and BSBA programs. In 1992, he served as Interim Director of the Graduate School at Bryant, then Chair of the Management Department from 1996-2002. He was Chair of the Rank & Appointment Committee for two years and received the Bryant College Service Award in 1997. Since 1980, he has chaired over 100 accreditation visits for the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools in Washington D.C. DiBattista is an active member in the Northeast Business & Economics Association, the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, and the Academy of Management. His research interests include management, organizational behavior, and educational leadership.