Full-time Faculty


Associate Professor

(207) 602-2557

Decary Hall

Thanks for your interest in the UNE Business Administration degree. I am an Associate Professor and Chair of the Business Administration and Sport and Recreation Management programs here at University of New England in Biddeford, Maine.  If you have already viewed our videos, you know that our focus is to prepare you for the workplace - whether its your family's business, a major corporation or a small non-profit.  We start you off with the basics - management, accounting, marketing...and then...


Community-based experiential learning; Social entrepreneurship support in Haiti; International educational opportunities for students; business ethics training.

Michael C. Daley

Ph.D. Economics

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2592


Dr.  Daley  graduated in 1984 from the University of Maine, Orono with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Dr. Daley earned a M.A. in Economics in 1988 and a Ph.D. in Economics in 2000 from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, Durham, New Hampshire. 

Dr. Daley started working at the University of New England in fall 2004. He teaches principles courses in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Business and Economics, as well as upper level...


contemporary macroeconomics

environmental economics

ecological economics

Rick LaRue

Professor, NASHPERSD Fellow

(207) 602-2605

Decary Hall


Sport management and programming; sport philosophy and ethics; sport law and risk management; sport/venue planning


and construction; ADA and OSHA; Physical Activity and Recreation; and

long-distance hiking (one of the first 100 people to backpac

Tom Leach


(207) 602-2562

Decary Hall

I've lived in Maine since 1976, coming from Michigan.  I love Maine's natural beauty and especially its coast.  I was attracted to Maine because of the wonderful sailing along the coast and its bountiful islands,  harbors and coves.  In the off season, I enjoy alpine and nordic skiing.  I grew up in Michigan and  earned my degrees from Michigan State and Eastern Michigan Universities.  I've worked in the automobile industry, with Procter and Gamble and in small business.  While teaching...


Small business



I am so happy to join the faculty at the University of New England, bringing real work experience from my most recent positions as the Vice President of Learning, Performance Development and Organizational Effectiveness at Unum and adjunct professor in the MBA and Business Undergraduate programs at the University of Southern Maine. I have also had the privilege of working in executive and managerial positions at Delhaize America/Hannaford Bros., Martins Point Health Care, LL Bean and Maine Medical Center. I also co-own and...


Developmental Mathematics Supervisor; Adjunct Faculty Departments of Mathematics and Business

(207) 602-2794

Student Academic Success Center

I began my professional career as a cartographer, stumbled into education in my mid-twenties and have been happily teaching mathematics ever since. Through hard work, a series of good turns and a bit of luck, I've developed an expertise in developmental mathematics specifically and developmental education more generally.  I am passionate about learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others.  August  is my favorite month as that is when all the cool school supplies come out!

I share a home with...