Richard Brush has been in higher education for the past 20 years. In his current role he is responsible for the daily management of the Collegeof Business at the Providence Campus.
This entails not only overseeing the quality of instruction, but also ensuring fiscal responsibility and conducting long-range planning for the college and its various programs, faculty and students.Prior to joining JWU, Brush worked in the hospitality industry for 17 years. He was a part of both the Sheraton and Omni Hotel corporations, and held general management positions in Tehran, Iran; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Atlanta, Ga.; Providence, R.I. and Baltimore, Md.A member of the University Dean’s Committee, Brush also serves on various boards, including The Educational Foundation of the Rhode Island Hospitality & Tourism Association, Leadership Rhode Island and as a trustee on the board of the Beacon Charter School. He is also a member of Experience Lodging (AH&LA) and the Radisson Hotels Advisory Council.