LEWISTON, Idaho – Luther Maddy, who has been a faculty member of the Lewis-Clark State College Business Division since 2013, has been named the chair of the division to replace retiring Delta Heath-Simpson, LCSC Dean of Academic Programs Mary Flores has announced. Maddy begins his new position on July 1.
Prior to accepting a full-time position at LCSC, Maddy was an adjunct instructor at Boise State University, College of Western Idaho, and Northwest Nazarene University. He was the founder and director of Rocky Mountain Business Academy, a vocational training school, during 1997-2014, and an Integrated Systems Analyst for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare during 1990-1997.
Maddy earned an AAS in radio communications technology through the Community College of the Air Force, a B.S. in business management from Golden Gate University, a secondary business education certification from Chapman University, an MBA in management from Golden Gate University, and a PhD in education: adult and organizational learning and leadership from the University of Idaho.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and was named an Honor Graduate of basic training and awarded a Good Conduct Medal.
At LCSC, Maddy has taught a range of business courses, including Information Systems for Managers, Production/Operations Management, and Statistical Methods. He has served on Faculty Senate, conducts Professional Development Training on Excel, provides leadership for the LC Entrepreneur Challenge, participates in division International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) accreditation efforts, and has served on multiple search committees and on several advisory committees. He is currently the Vice President for IACBE Region 7, and previously served as the Secretary/Treasurer for IACBE. His research interests include self-efficacy and leadership as well as self-efficacy and employment.
Maddy was awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor effective this fall.
Heath-Simpson has served as Chair of the Business Division since 2014.