portrait of Marilu Goodyear

Marilu Goodyear

Marilu Goodyear has thirty years’ experience as an academic program manager, information technology leader and librarian. Presently, she is Associate Vice Chancellor at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Kansas City. In this position, she works across the University to develop academic programs targeted at Kansas City area workforce development needs. Previously, she served for seven years as the Director of the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas which is #1 ranked by U.S. News and World Report. From 1999 to 2005, she held the position of Vice Provost for Information Services and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the University of Kansas where she oversaw the delivery of library, information technology, networking, telecommunications, and printing services. Dr. Goodyear holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in public administration and masters’ degrees in public administration and library/information science. She is a Fellow of the National Academy for Public Administration. She specializes in decision-making processes, service management, policy development, organizational structure, human resource management, organizational change and interpersonal effectiveness.

At the time of writing, she was Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Program Development, University of Kansas-Edwards Campus.