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Les Keffel

Dean, Gen Ed; Director Early Colleges Partnership
Member Type: Administrator
Last Login: Mar 07, 2011
Member Since: Mar 07, 2011

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Primary Affiliation:
  • Colorado Technical University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CO, United States)

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Address:
Colorado Technical University
4435 N. Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907 United States

Languages

  • German - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)

Education History

  • B.S. Education (05/1978)
    Southern Illinois University
  • M.A. Business Management/Public Administration (05/1979)
    Webster University
  • Ph.D. Comparative Politics/Policy Analysis (08/1993)
    Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

Positions

  • Dean, General Education (08/2010 - Current) Colorado Technical University
  • Director, CTU/Colorado Springs Early Colleges Partnership (08/2010 - Current) Colorado Technical University
  • Administrator, High School/Community College Outreach Program (08/2010 - Current) Colorado Technical University
  • Director of Operations/Assistant Professor, German Division (03/2011 - 03/2011) Dept of Foreign Languages, US Air Force Academy
  • Dean, Southern Colorado Campuses (01/2010 - 07/2010) Colorado Technical University
  • Dean, College of Business/Management and Criminal Justice (01/2005 - 12/2009) Colorado Technical University
  • Academic Advisor /Professor of Management (06/1999 - 01/2005) Colorado Technical University
  • Manager, US Air Force Graduate Education Programs (12/1991 - 12/1993) Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Assistant Professor/Curriculum Coordinator, German Division (05/1983 - 11/1987) Dept of Foreign Languages, US Air Force Academy

Publications

  • Keffel, Les M.; Burian, Phillip E.; Maffei III, Francis R.. (2011). The Defense Life Cycle Management System As A Working Model For Academic Application
  • Keffel, Les M.. (2004). Where Does the Rubber Meet the Road? A Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching Ergonomics
  • Keffel, Les M.. (1993). Modeling Organizational Adaptation: An Empirical Assessment of the Utility of a Theoretical Model Concerning the Relation of Strategic Choice and Environmental Determinism in the Organizational Adaptation Process. UMI.

Associations

  • Colorado Springs World Affairs Council
    Board of Directors 11/2010 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Committment to Excellence Award, Career Education Corporation (03/2010)
  • Educator of the Year, Department of Management, Colorado Technical University (03/2005)
  • Civilian Education Scholarship, Air Force Institute of Technology (08/1987)
    Full scholarship to attend the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver
  • Goethe Institute Scholarship, Mannheim, Germany (06/1984)
    5 week program for foreign language teachers

Teaching Experience

  • German 150 (Spring 1996)
    US Air Force Academy - Intermediate German
    Taught Course from May 1983 thru November 1987, and from December 1993 thru July 1996
  • German 221 (Spring 1996)
    US Air Force Adademy - Intermediate German
    Taught Course from May 1983 thru November 1987, and from December 1993 thru July 1996
  • World Culture and Values (Winter 1999)
    Colorado Technical University - Social Science
  • The Environment, Ethics and the Law (Winter 1999)
    Colorado Technical University - Management
  • Organizational Behavior (Spring 1999)
    Colorado Technical University - Organizational Behavior
  • German 131/132 (Spring 1996)
    US Air Force Academy - Beginning German
    Taught Course from May 1983 thru November 1987, and from December 1993 thru July 1996
  • German 321 (Spring 1996)
    US Air Force Academy - Advanced German
    Taught Course from May 1983 thru November 1987, and from December 1993 thru July 1996
  • Human Factors Analysis (Winter 2004)
    Colorado Technical University - Ergonomics
    Taught Course from January 1999 thru December, 2004
  • Ethics (Winter 1999)
    Colorado Technical University - Ethics
    Taught from January 1999 thru December 1999
  • US History (Winter 2004)
    Colorado Technical University - History
    Taught from June 1999 thru December 2004
  • Intro to Logistics (Winter 1999)
    Colorado Technical University - Logistics
  • The Renaissance Leader (Winter 2004)
    Colorado Technical University - Business
    Taught from June 1999 thru December 2004
  • Managing Diversity (Winter 2004)
    Colorado Technical University - Management
    Taught from January 2000 thru December 2004
  • Managing Organizational Change (Winter 2004)
    Colorado Technical University - Organizational Behavior
    Course taught from January 2000 thru December 2004
  • Systems Theory (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - Management
  • Project Management (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - Management
  • Quality Assurance (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - Management
  • MNC's and Global Strategy (Winter 2004)
    Colorado Technical University - Management
    Course taught from January 2000 thru December 2004
  • International Business and Legal Environment (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - International Business
  • German 499 (Spring 1996)
    US Air Force Adademy - Advanced German
    Taught Course from May 1983 thru November 1987, and from December 1993 thru July 1996
  • International Relations (Spring 1996)
    US Air Force Academy - International Relations
  • Western Civilization and Culture (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - Social Science
    Taught from January, 1999 thru November, 2001
  • Global Quality Management (Winter 1999)
    Colorado Technical University - Management
  • Human Resource Management (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - Human Resource
  • Business Law (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - Business
  • International Management (Winter 2001)
    Colorado Technical University - International Business
  • Global History Since 1500 (Winter 2004)
    Colorado Technical University - History

Presentations

  • Business Through Education in Germany, 08/07/2009
    Presented to the International Group of the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce
  • Business and the Economy, 06/23/2009
    Keynote Speaker, Chamber of Commerce and Industry South Thuringia, Suhl, Germany, June 2009.
  • • Where Does the Rubber Meet the Road? A Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching Ergonomics, 03/01/2004
    Presented at the 10th International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Orlando, Florida