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Dr. R. Lee Viar IV

MERLOT Contributor  Member of VSB
Adjunct Faculty/Course Developer
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Jul 31, 2011
Member Since: Mar 22, 2011



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

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Contact Information

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Member of VSB Since: May 21, 2011
Best Way to Contact: email  Please log in to view contact information
Fees Involved: Negotiable
Technical Formats: Chat, Conference Calls, Discussion Forums, Email, Face-To-Face, Online/Video Conferencing
Topics of Expertise: Postsecondary Adult Education, Training, Management, and Marketing


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

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Organization and Management Management (Current)
    Capella University
  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Education Postsecondary Adult Education and Training (10/2007)
    Capella University
  • Master in Business Administration Management/Marketing (12/2001)
    Frostburg State University
  • Bachelor of Science Business (12/1999)
    Frostburg State University


  • Adjunct Professor (10/2006 - Current) Strayer University
  • Lead Faculty and Associate Professor (08/2005 - Current) Colorado Technical University
  • Assistant Professor and Lead Faculty (08/2006 - 05/2008) Hagerstown Community College
  • Director of Technology and Professor (08/2004 - 08/2006) Massanutten Military Academy
  • Professor (01/2002 - 12/2003) Hagerstown Business College
  • Marketing Consultant (09/1996 - 08/2000) Verstandig Broadcasting/Dame Broadcasting
  • Mortgage and Consumer Loan Officer (08/1986 - 08/1996) Washington County National Bank


  • Viar IV, R. Lee. (2011). “Global Culture: Hegemony or Plurality” in Proceedings Journal (2011).
  • Viar IV, R. Lee. (2011). “The Nontraditional Learner’s Guide to Success: Creating an Informal Support Network”. Authorhouse, Bloomington, IN.
  • Viar IV, R. Lee. (2010). “Turning “No, You Can’t Do It” into a Degree”. in The Non-Traditional Journal (Winter 2010, 4-5).
  • Viar IV, R. Lee. (2007). “Success of the Nontraditional Student Fostered by an Informal Support Network”. ProQuest/UMI.


  • The Sloan Consortium
    Member 05/2011 - Current
  • Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education
    Member 08/2010 - Current
  • National Business Education Association
    Member 03/2007 - Current
  • National Education Association
    Member 10/2006 - Current
  • Computer Science Teachers Association
    Member 10/2004 - Current
  • American Marketing Association
    Member 09/2004 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Provost’s Circle Designation (10/2009)
    For exceptional and long-standing commitment to excellence in instruction from Strayer University (October 2009-December 2010)
  • CTU Educator of the Year Nominee (12/2005)
  • Faculty Service Award (12/2005)
    Faculty Service Award from Colorado Technical University
  • National Honor Roll’s Outstanding American Teachers Award (09/2005)
  • Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society (12/1998)
    International Honor Society for Business, Management, and Administration.

Teaching Experience

  • Marketing Research Methods ( Current)
    Colorado Technical University - Research Methodology
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution ( Current)
    Strayer University - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Strategic Management ( Current)
    Strayer University - Strategic Management
  • Applied Managerial Decision-Making (Spring 2011)
    Colorado Technical University - Statistics
  • Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace (Fall 2010)
    Colorado Technical University - E-Commerce and Marketing
  • Microeconomics (Summer 2010)
    Colorado Technical University - Economics
  • Operations Management (Summer 2010)
    Colorado Technical University - Operations Management
  • Applied Economics for Decision-Making (Spring 2010)
    Strayer University - Economics


  • Balancing Home, Work & College – Tapping into your Informal Support Network, 03/07/2011
    Presentation at the Association of Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education at Kennesaw State University.
  • “Global Culture: Hegemony or Plurality”, 01/04/2011
    Presentation at the Association of Faculties for Advancement of Community College Teaching (AFACCT) at Community College of Baltimore-Essex Campus.
  • Best Grading Practices for the Online Platform, 02/09/2009
    Presentation of best grading practices for the online educational platform for Colorado Technical University.