Marilu Goodyear

Associate Professor
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 4060
University of Kansas, Edwards Campus


Dr. Goodyear's work focuses on organizational analysis, organizational change, managing information and technology, and public management. 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. Formally, 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.


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


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:

Research Interests

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


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