Marilu Goodyear

Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs and Administration
Associate Vice Chancellor, Edwards Campus
Primary office:
913-897-8639
Wescoe Hall
Room 4060


Marilu Goodyear specializes in organizational analysis, organizational change, managing information and technology and public management. Her teaching focuses on organizational analysis, organizational change, managing information and technology, and public management. Her research includes organizational change, information technology security, and data sharing. Dr. Goodyear is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and has served as a consultant to many universities and federal agencies.During the 2011-2012 year, she served as Chair of the KU Office of the Provost Change Facilitators Committee. Formerly, she held the position of Vice Provost for Information Services and Chief Information Officer at the University in which she led all campus-wide information technology and library services.

Teaching

Dr. Goodyear's teaching is focused on innovation, organizational change, information policy and information technology. She teaches the School's elective relating to innovation and organizational change in online and hybrid formats. In the past she has taught the School's course in managing information and technology.

Teaching Interests

  • Innovation, organizational change, organizational analysis, managing information and technology

Research

Dr. Goodyear's research includes organizational change, information technology security, and data sharing. She has recently served as Principle Investigator for a study on data sharing in the State of Kansas funded by the Information Network of Kansas. View the State of Kansas Data Sharing Assessment here: http://j.mp/KSDataSharingAssessment

Research Interests

  • Organizational change, information technology, IT security, data sharing

Service

Dr. Goodyear is a member of the National Academy of Public Administration and recently Chaired a Panel Review of the Government Printing Office.


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Three faculty have won W.T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence
Rosemary O’Leary is KU’s Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor of Public Administration
Four MPA graduates have been elected president of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Founder of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART)
Four faculty are National Academy of Public Administration Fellows
Bob Kipp, vice president of Hallmark Cards, was a 2012 recipient of the CLAS Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. secretary of health and human services, was a 2009 recipient of the CLAS Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
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