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OIE Associate Provost

Brian Niehoff

Brian P. Niehoff (associate provost for institutional effectiveness and a professor of Management in the College of Business Administration)

Brian earned his B.S degree in 1977 in Mathematics from St. Joseph’s College (Indiana) and spent 6 ½ years as a computer programmer for various companies. He then returned to school at Indiana University, earning his MBA and his Ph.D. in organizational behavior. He arrived at K-State in fall 1988 as an assistant professor and has taught undergraduate and masters courses in organizational behavior, organizational training and development, entrepreneurship, and international management. He earned tenure and was promoted to associate professor in 1993. He was promoted to professor in 2002. His has published dozens of research articles and book chapters in a variety of journals. His research focuses on leadership, workplace justice, organizational citizenship behaviors, mentoring, and the effect of immigration on HR practices. He has served on or chaired numerous committees for his college and the university over the years. He was the department head of Management from 2000-2009. He joined the provost’s staff in July 2009. He was the university coordinator for K-State's accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission in 2012.