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David Burks

David B. Burks
Chancellor

chancellor@harding.edu

"But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of him."
2 Corinthians 2:14

Degrees, Licenses & Certificates:

  • Ph.D., Florida State University, 1974
  • CPA, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, 1974
  • M.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 1966
  • B.A., Harding College, 1965

Academic Positions Held:

  • Chancellor, Harding University, 2013 to present
  • President, Harding University, 1987 to 2013
  • Dean of School of Business, Harding University, 1967-1987
  • Director of American Studies Program, Harding University, 1967-1987
  • Professor, Harding University, 1967-1987

Recognition and Honors:

  • Harding University Distinguished Alumni Award, 1999
  • School of Business Outstanding Alumnus Award, 1988
  • Harding University’s Distinguished Teacher Award, 1975 and 1986
  • Outstanding Young Men of America
  • Personalities of the South
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities

Courses Taught:

  • Christian Business Ethics; Business Policy; Organizational Behavior

Professional Memberships:

  • Member and past Chair of the Board of Trustees, Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Universities
  • Consultant/Evaluator for Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Universities, 1986 to present
  • Member of National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Community Activities:

  • Elder, College Church of Christ
  • Past President and current member of Searcy Industrial Development Corporation
  • Member of Board of Directors, First Security Bank
  • Member and Past President of Searcy Kiwanis Club
  • Past president and member of Searcy Chamber of Commerce

Publications:

  • General editor of Against the Grain, Harding University, 1998, Searcy, Arkansas
  • The Christian Alternative for Business, G. T. Press, Dallas, 1978
  • Strategic Management Simulation, a computerized business game, Harding University, 1973

 

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