David E. Shulenburger

David Shulenburger is APLU’s first Vice President for Academic Affairs.  His immediate areas of concentration are on accountability and assessment in higher education and on the economics of higher education. Before joining A۰P۰L۰U in June, 2006, David Shulenburger was Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of the University of Kansas. 

He served there as chief academic officer for thirteen years.  He came to the University in 1974 as an assistant professor and now holds the emeritus professor title. He received his Ph.D. and Masters degrees from the University of Illinois and his undergraduate degree from Lenoir Rhyne College.  He previously served as a faculty member at Clemson University and as a labor economist for the U.S. Department of Labor.

His current research and writing focus on the economics of scholarly communications and of universities.  He has been active nationally and internationally as an advocate for reform in the areas of accountability, scholarly communication and academic accreditation.

He was chair of the Board of Directors of the Center for Research Libraries from 2005-07, and a member of that board from 2001-09, the National Commission on Writing, and a Consulting Editor for Change Magazine.  He was Chair of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges Council on Academic Affairs in 2000-2001, a member of the BioOne board and of the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation.



UNT Symposium on Open Access 2010

Panel Session #1

May 18, 2010 - 10:35am to 11:45am
Photo of David E. Shulenburger


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