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PhD, CAPELLA UNIVERSITY; MBA, AUBURN UNIVERSITY; BS, GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
Dr. David DeHaven has been with Kaplan University since 2007. Dr. DeHaven has more than 24 years of information technology and business experience, having most recently served as chief technology officer of Northrop Grumman. He has led large scale IT and business change implementations at various Fortune 50 companies in such areas as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) consolidation, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), social media, communities of practice, and knowledge management. In his doctoral studies, Dr. DeHaven focused on leadership and change management in information technology, and he is continually furthering his expertise in organizational change, recently becoming a master practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming.
A Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Dr. DeHaven is focused on helping businesses and individuals reach their highest potential. He consults and speaks regularly about achieving personal change; leadership development and delegation; accountability; and how to create a supportive, open coaching culture that fosters innovation and collaboration.
Dr. DeHaven is a board member for several IT consulting companies, and an advisory board member of the Blue Ridge Professional Coaches Association in Southwest Virginia. His research interests include leadership, psychology, change management, culture, and neuroscience.
Wade Dyke, DPhilPresident
Thomas C. Boyd, PhDDean, School of Business
Mike BrackinDean, School of Public Safety
Greg BrandesDean, Concord Law School
Sheila BurkeDean, School of Nursing
Stephen BurnettVice President, Legal Education
Barry CurrierDean Emeritus, Concord Law School
David DeHaven, PhDDean, School of Information Technology
Jody Dekorte, PhDDean, School of General Education
Frank DiMarino, JD, LLMDean, School of Legal Studies
Ron Kishen, PhDSenior Vice President, Campus Operations
Drew Ross, PhDDean, School of Graduate Education
Sara Sander, PhDDean, College of Arts and Sciences
Tim Smaby, PhDDean, School of Professional and Continuing Education
Keith Smith, PhDDean, Vice President, Ground Health Programs, School of Health Sciences
Kara VanDam, PhDVice Provost, Academic Affairs and Curriculum
Betty Vandenbosch, PhDProvost