Associate Provost, Institutional Effectiveness
Brian P. Niehoff serves as the associate provost for institutional effectiveness and professor of management in the College of Business Administration. Niehoff earned his B.S degree in 1977 in mathematics from St. Joseph’s College (Indiana) and spent six and a half 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.
Niehoff arrived at K-State in fall 1988 as an assistant professor and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational behavior, organizational training and development, entrepreneurship and international management. He earned tenure and was promoted to associate professor in 1993. In 2002, he was promoted to professor. He served as the department head of management from 2000-2009, and he joined the provost’s staff in July 2009.
Niehoff 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. Additionally, Niehoff has served on or chaired numerous committees for his college and the university over the years, including serving as the university coordinator for K-State's accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission in 2012.