Faculty Profile

Dr. Sharad Maheshwari

Dean & Professor

Department of Management

School of Management

  sharad.maheshwari@opju.ac.in

  •  PhD in Industrial Engineering. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida - 1992.
  •  ME in Production Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (formally University of Roorkee) Roorkee, India - 1984.
  •  BE in Industrial Engineering. Indian Institute of Technology (formally University of Roorkee) Roorkee, India - 1981.
  •  OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), Working as a Professor & Dean SoM from Aug 2016 to till date.
  •  Worked as a Professor, School of Business in Hampton Uniersity, Hampton, Virginia from Aug 2015 to Aug 2016.
  •  Worked as a Associate Professor, School of Business in Hampton Uniersity, Hampton, Virginia from Aug 1997 to July 2015.
  •  Worked as a Assistant Professor, School of Business in Hampton Uniersity, Hampton, Virginia from Aug 1991 to July 1997.
  •  Worked as an Teaching Assistant, Industrial Engineering and Management , Master of Business Administration in University Of South Florida, Tampa, Florida from Aug 1987 to July 1991.
  •  Worked as an Lecturer, Industrial and Production Engineering in Indian Institute Of Technology, Roorkee, India., Florida from Aug 1987 to July 1991.
  •  Supply Chain Management.
  •  Operation Management.
  •  Business Research and Business Statistics.
  •  Management of Information Systems.
  •  System Analysis and Design.
  •  D’Souza, K. A., Maheshwari, S. K., (2015). “A Methodological Approach for Studying Public Bus Transit Driver Distraction" V10, N2, Sustainable Development and Planning Journal, WIT Press, UK.
  •  Hicks, Nikki; West, Leslie; Amos, Jamie; & Maheshwari, Sharad (2014). “Effect of Pell Grant Changes On The Graduation Rate And College Finances: Study Of Rural Community Colleges In Virginia.” V5, N1, Fall 2014, Journal of Business and Education Leadership.
  •  Lester, Monica; Maheshwari, Sharad; & McLain, P.M (2013). “Family Firms and Negative Social Capital: A Property Rights Theory Approach.” Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, V15, N1 [2013].
  •  D’Souza, K. A., Maheshwari, S. K., and Z. Banaszak (2013). “Research Framework For Studying Driver Distraction On Polish City Highways.” Management and Production Engineering Review, V4, N 2, pp 12-24, [2013].
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K. & D’Souza Kelwyn A. “Modeling and Predicting Traffic Accidents at Signalized Intersections in the City of Norfolk, VA.” Journal of Academy of Information and Management Science, V 16 N1 [2013].
  •  Zapatero, E.G.; Maheshwari, S. K. & Chen, J. “Effectiveness of Active Learning Environment: Should Testing Methods be Modified?” Journal of Academy of Education Leadership V16, N4 [2012].
  •  D’Souza, Kelwyn A & Maheshwari, S. K. Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Public Transit Bus Driver Distraction. The Journal of Public Transportation. V15, N3, pp 1-23 [2012].
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K. “Modified Inventory Model For A Job-Shop.” Journal of Business and Finance Research, Fall [2011].
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K. & D’Souza Kelwyn A. “Modeling Traffic Accidents at Signalized Intersections in the City of Norfolk, Virginia.” Journal of Academy of Information and Management Science V 15, N1 [2011].
  •  D’Souza Kelwyn A. & Maheshwari, Sharad K. “Predicting and Monitoring Student Performance in an Introductory Management Science Course. Journal of Academy of Education Leadership V15, N3 [2011].
  •  Credle, Sid H., Maheshwari, Sharad K., Kavota, Vahwere, & Maghear Nicoleta “The Use of Activity Based Matrix To Assess Departmental Effectiveness in Higher Education.” Journal of Business and Finance Research, V2, N1, [2010].
  •  Credle, Sid H., Beale, Ruby L., & Maheshwari, Sharad K. “Value of the Case Analysis in the Business Education.” Business Education and Accreditation Journal, V1, N1, [2009].
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K., McLain, Phillip M., & Stretcher, Robert C. “ABC Coating: Replacement of the Plant. An Accounting Case” Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Volume 16, Number 7, [2010].
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K., McLain, Phillip M., & Stretcher, Robert C. “Instructors’ Notes--ABC Coating: Replacement of the Plant. An Accounting Case” Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Volume 16, Number 8, [2010].
  •  D’Souza Kelwyn A and Maheshwari, Sharad K. “Factors Influencing Performance in an Introductory Management Science Course. Journal of Academy of Education Leadership, Volume 14, Number 3 [2010].
  •  Maheshwari, S., and Credle, S.. “The Development of Fleet Vehicle Replacement Policy For a Federal Government Contractor.” Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Volume 16, Number 1, [2010.]
  •  Maheshwari, S., and Credle, S.. “Instructors’ Notes: The Development of Fleet Vehicle Replacement Policy For a Federal Government Contractor.” Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Volume 16, Number 1, [2010.]
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K & McLain, Philip M. “Selection of Accounting Software Tools For Small Businesses: Analytical Hierarchy Process Approach” Journal of Business and Finance Research, Vol 1, Issue 1, Summer [2009]
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K., Pierce, Anne, and Zapatero, Enrique. “Bridging Gap in Education and Research: Why Minority Students are not Selecting Graduate Technical Careers in Computer Science and Information Systems” Journal of Academy of Management and Information Systems. Volume 12, Numbers 1 and 2, [2009].
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K. and D’Souza, Kelwyn A. “Intersection Traffic Accident Data Modeling and Analysis: Empirical Study in City of Norfolk, VA” IABE Journal of Business Research, [2008].
  •  Credle, Sid H., Maheshwari, Sharad K. and Pridgen, Janelle. “Best College and University Rankings Based on a School’s Alumni Success at Historical Black Colleges and Universities and Traditional White Institutions.” Journal of IBFR, V2, N2 [2008].
  •  Maheshwari, S.K., 'Optimizing Metal Cutting Cost by Integrating of Cost of Quality Using Taguchi’s Loss Function.” International Journal of Academy of Management Science. Volume 10, Number 1, [2007]
  •  Credle, Sid H., Maheshwari, Sharad K. and Angima, Jacob. “The Market Reaction to the Forgiveness of Deferred Taxes Due to the Repeal of the Domestic International Sales Corporation: Suggested Impact on Subsequent Export-Related Tax Incentives”; International Journal of Business Research, January V8, N2, [2007].
  •  Credle, Sid H., Maheshawari, Sharad K., and Pyatt, Edward. “A Comparison of Portfolio Performances of Random and Strategic Stock Selection Strategies”: The Hampton Roads Stock Picking Contest;” The International Journal of Business and Finance Research [2006]
  •  McLain, P. M. and Maheshwari, S. K., 'Impact of Casino Gambling on the Personal Income and Employment’ Allied Academy’s Journal of Economic Research, V7, N2, [2006].
  •  Credle, Sid H., Beale, Ruby L., and Maheshwari, Sharad K. “Behavioral and Critical Thinking Skills Enhancement of Graduate Students Utilizing a Training and Competitive Chess Analysis Methodology. Published, the Review of Business Research. May [2005]
  •  Stretcher, R., Maheswari, S. and McLain M. “Stock Splits and Abnormal Returns in an Overactive Internet Market Segment." Journal of Commercial Banking and Finance, V 1, No. 1, [2002.]
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K., Askew, Robert, & Siegfeldt, Denise "Perceived Barriers of HUD Heads of Household To Home Ownership, With Implications For Federal Housing And Employment Policy, Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, Volume 1, N 1, [2000].
  •  Maheshwari, S. "Integration of Mathematical and Simulation Models For Operational Planning" Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, Volume 2, Number 2, [1999.]
  •  Maheshwari S and Khator, S.K. "Reduction of Shop Locking In Flexible Manufacturing Systems,” International Journal of Information and Management Science, V1, N2 [1999].
  •  Maheshwari, S. and Zhao, Z."Comparison of Quality Management Practices in India, China and Mexico: A Survey." International Journal of Bench Marking for Quality and Technology Management, [1995]. V3.
  •  Maheshwari S, and Khator, S.K. "Simultaneous Evaluation of Strategies for Loading and Scheduling of Machines and Material Handling System in FMS." Int. Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing System, V8. [1995]
  •  Maheshwari, S and Khator S.K. "Estimation of Tool Requirement in FMS." International Business School Computing Quarterly, Winter [1995].
  •  "Benchmarking for Quality Management Practices in India: A Survey." International Journal of Bench Marking for Quality and Technology Management, 1994, V2, (with X. Zhao).
  •   "Concurrent Part Routing and Tool Allocation in FMS with Material Handling Considerations." International Journal of Production Research, 1993, V31, (with L.C. Leung and W.A. Miller).
  •   "A New Approach to Parameter Selection: Integration of Quality." Computers and IE, Vol. 21, No. 1-4, 1991, page # 57-62, (with V. Misra and N.K. Mehta).
  •  D’Souza, K. A. & Maheshwari, S. K. “Comparison of Regional and Urban Transit Bus Driver Distraction”. Proceedings of the 2014 Urban Transport Conf., Algarve, Portugal, 2014.
  •  D’Souza, K. A. & Maheshwari, S. K., Research framework for studying transit bus driver distraction. The Urban Transport 2013 Conf. Kos, Greece, May 29-31, 2013. Wessex Institute of Technology Press, Southampton, U.K.
  •  Maheshwari, S. K. & D’Souza, K. A. Cell Phone Use During Driving Should be Illegal. Daily Press, Local Voices, June 12, 2013. (Newspaper opinion page).
  •  D’Souza, Kelwyn A, Maheshwari Sharad K, and Zbigniew Banaszak (2012). Research Framework for Studying Driver Distraction on Polish City Highways. Workshop on Multimodal Networks Modeling and Design. Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland. 2012.
  •  D’Souza, Kelwyn A., Maheshwari, Sharad K (2012) “Improving performance of public transit buses by minimizing driver distraction”. Proceedings of Conference on Urban Transportation, 2012. May 2012, A Coruña, Spain.
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad K. & D’Souza Kelwyn A. “Modeling and Predicting Traffic Accidents at Signalized Intersections in the City of Norfolk, VA.” Proceedings of the 2012 Allied Academies Conference, New Orleans, April 2012.
  •  D’Souza, Kelwyn A. & Maheshwari, S. K. An Analysis of Transit Bus Driver Distraction Using Multinomial Logistic Regression Models. Proceedings of the Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, March 2012. www.trforum.org/forum/2012.
  •  Zapatero, E.G.; Maheshwari, S. K. & Chen, J. “Effectiveness of Active Learning Environment: Should Testing Methods be Modified?” Proceeding of the 2011 Fall Allied Academies Conference, Las Vegas, October, 2011.
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad, and D’Spouza, K.A. “Modeling Traffic Accidents at Signalized Intersections in the City of Norfolk, Virginia.” Proceeding of Allied Academies Conference, Orlando, April 2011.
  •  Kelwyn A. D’Souza and Sharad K. Maheshwari. “ Factors Influencing Performance in an Introductory Management Science Course. Proceeding of Allied Academies Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 2009.
  •  Sharad K Maheshwari, Anne Pierce, and Enrique Zapatero, “Bridging Gap in Education and Research: Why Minority Students are not Selecting Graduate Technical Careers in Computer Science and Information Systems” [2008] Proceeding of Allied Academies Conference, Reno, NV, Oct 2008.
  •  Credle, Sid Howard, S. Maheshwari and Janelle Pridgen; “Best College and University Rankings Based on a School’s Alumni Success” Academic delivery Systems at Historical Black Colleges and Universities and Traditional White Institutions”; Proceedings of IBFR , May 2008, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  •  Maheshwari, S and Credle, S. “Vehicle Use Policy, ROME, NASA Langley, Proceedings of Allied Academies, International Conference, Tunica. April 2008.
  •  Sharad Maheshwari and P. Michael McLain. “ABC Coatings” Proceedings of Allied Academies, International Conference, Reno. Oct 2007.
  •  Credle, Sid Howard, S. Maheshwari and Janelle Pridgen; “Best College and University Rankings Based on a School’s Alumni Success” Academic delivery Systems at Historical Black Colleges and Universities and Traditional White Institutions”; Proceedings of NCORE 2007, San Francisco.
  •  Maheshwari, S and D’Souza, Kelwyn. “Intersection Traffic Accident Data Modeling And Analysis: Empirical Study in City of Norfolk, VA , Proceedings of Allied Academies April 2007.
  •  Selection of Accounting Software Tools For Small Businesses: Analytical Hierarchy Process Approach” Proceedings of Allied Academy’s, Oct 2006
  •  'Impact of Casino Gambling on the Personal Income and Employment’ Proceeding of 2005 Allied Academies Conference, Las Vegas. (with Phillips M. McLain.)
  •  'Optimizing Metal Cutting Cost by Integrating of Cost of Quality Using Taguchi s Loss Function.” Proceedings of 2005 Allied Academies Conference, Las Vegas.
  •  Maheshwari, Sharad; Davis, Judith; Pierce, Anne; Hill, Edward; Willis, Robert, and Zapatero, Enrique. “Planning For Project BRACE: Bridging Research and Curriculum Experience.” Meeting of National Science Foundation, September 2004.
  •  Behavioral and Critical Thinking Skills Enhancement Utilizing Chess Analysis Methodology, Proceedings of SE Decision Science Institute, Williamsburg, Feb 2003 (with Sid Credle and Ruby Beale)
  •  Integration of Quality Cost in the in Metal Cutting Operations Using Taguchi's Loss function: An Experimental Analysis, SE Decision Science Institute, Williamsburg, Feb. 2003.
  •  Internet-Based Entrepreneurship Training For Minorities With Visual Disabilities, Proceedings of 2001 NAMER, Hot Spring, (with JoAnn Rolle, et al.)
  •  Developing Internet-Based Entrepreneurship Training For Minorities With Disabilities, Proceedings of 2000 Allied Academies, Maui (with JoAnn Rolle, et al.)
  •  "Integration of Mathematical and Simulation Models in the Operational Planning of Flexible Manufacturing Systems," Proceedings of 1999 Academy of Information and Management Science, April 1999.
  •  "Reduction of Shop Locking In Flexible Manufacturing Systems,” Proceedings of 1998 Academy of Information and Management Science, Oct. 1998, (with S.K. Khator).
  •  "Determination of Cost of Quality in Metal Cutting Operations Including Cost of Surface Roughness Using Taguchi's Loss Function." Proceedings of 1998 SE DSI, Feb. 1998. (With Xiande Zhao).
  •  "Quality of Business Education." Proceedings of 1997 SE INFORMS October 1997. (With Xiande Zhao).
  •  "A Case Study--International Marketing Systems: A Case Study: Production and Marketing in A Small International Business, 1996.
  •  "Quality Management Practices in Egypt: A Survey." Proceedings of 1996 SE INFORMS, October 1996. (With Essam ElDin ElNahrawy, Sayeed M. ElNassir and Edi ElNahrawy).
  •  "International Marketing Systems, A Case Study” 1996. Proceedings of 1996 SE INFORMS October 1996. (With Robert Askew).
  •  "Selecting Service Line Discipline for Cd-rom Stations Using Discrete Event Simulation: Case Study for Undergraduate POM Class.” 1995 SE TIMS, Myrtle Beach, October, 1995. (With Frank Edgecomb)
  •   "Selection of Software Tools For Business: Analytical Hierarchy Approach." 1993 SE TIMS, Myrtle Beach, October, 1994.
  •   "Simulation of Tool Requirement in FMS." Proceeding of the International Business School Computing Association Conference, Baltimore. July, 1993.
  •   "Quality Management Practices in India: A Survey." Proceedings of 1993 Meeting of Decision Science Institute, November, 1993.
  •   "Procedure for Selection of Strategies for Loading and Controlling of Machine and Material Handling Systems in FMS." Proceeding of 1992 SE TIMS, Myrtle Beach, October, 1992.
  •   "An FMS Planning Procedure with Material Handling Considerations." Proceedings of 1991 International Industrial Engineering Conference, Detroit, May, 1991, (with L.C. Leung and W.A. Miller).
  •   "Optimal Location of a Mobile Robot." Proceedings of 4th Annual Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics, Boca Raton, Florida, May, 1991, (with A.J.G. Babu).
  •   "Parts Routing and Tools Allocation in an FMS with Automated Tool Delivery System." Proceedings of PROCIEM 1990 Conference, Tampa, Florida, November 1990, (with O.G. Okogbaa).
  •   "Interactions of Dynamic Control Strategies in an FMS." Proceedings of PROCIEM 1990 Conference, Tampa, Florida, November 1990, (with L.C. Leung and W.A. Miller.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, Las Vegas, Oct. 2015.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 2015.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, Nashville, TN, March 2014.
  •  NCITEC Conference, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, October 31 – November 01, 2013.
  •  16th Annual International Conference of American Society of Business and Behavioral Society (ASBBS), Istanbul, Turkey. June 13-15, 2013.
  •  UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Florida. April 4-5, 2013.
  •  10th Annual Black Executive Supply Management Summit (BESMS), New Orleans, LA, Feb, 2013.
  •  National Conference on Intermodal Transportation, Hampton, VA, October 2012.
  •  Mid-Continent Transportation Forum, Madison, WI, September 2012.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, New Orleans, April 2012.
  •  Allied Academies International Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Oct, 2012.
  •  Allied Academies International Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2011.
  •  Allied Academies International Conference, New Orleans, MS, April 2010.
  •  7th Annual Black Executive Supply Management Summit, San Diego, CA, Feb 2010.
  •  2009 Annual Conference of International Conference of Allied Academies, New Orleans, April 2009.
  •  6th Annual Black Executive Supply Management Summit (BESMS), Orlando, FL, March 2009.
  •  2008 Annual Conference of International Conference of International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, October 2008.
  •  International Conference of Institute of Business Finance Research, San Jose, Costa Rica, May 2008.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, Tunica, MS, April 2008.
  •  The National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), San Francisco, CA, May 2007
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, Reno. Oct 2007.
  •  Allied Academies Conference, Jacksonville, FL. April 2007.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, Las Vegas. Oct 2006.
  •  Academy of Economics and Finance, Houston, Feb, 2006.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, Las Vegas. Oct 2005.
  •  Academy of Economics and Finance, Myrtle Beach, Feb 2005.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, New Orleans, April, 2004
  •  Meeting of PI’s National Science Foundation, Philadelphia, September 2004.
  •  Southeast Decision Sciences Meeting, Roanoke, VA, Feb., 2003.
  •  Allied Academies, International Conference, Maui, Oct 11-13, 2000
  •  Allied Academy’s, National Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC, April 9-10, 1999
  •  Allied Academy’s, International Conference, Las Vegas, Oct 24-28, 1998.
  •  Chairing The Academic Department, Virginia Tidewater Consortium For Higher Education, Virginia Beach, March 5-6, 1998.
  •  Southeast Decision Sciences Meeting, Roanoke, VA, Feb. 25-27, 1998.
  •  AACSB Undergraduate Program Seminar, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Feb. 5-7, 1998.
  •  International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management, Jaipur, India, January 1997.
  •  Southeast Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (SE INFORMS) Conference, Myrtle Beach, October 1996.
  •  Technology 2000: Preparing yourself for the future, Norfolk, VA, July 1996.
  •  Southeast Institute of Management Science (SE TIMS) Conference, Myrtle Beach, October 1995.
  •  Annual Conference of International Business Schools Computing Associations, Baltimore, July, 1994.
  •  Southeast Institute of Management Science (SE TIMS) Conference, Myrtle Beach, October 1994.
  •  Production and Operation Management Society Meeting, Washington, D.C., October, 1994.
  •  ISO 9000 Audits, American Society of Quality Control Local Chapter Meeting, Feb 1994.
  •  Annual Meeting of Decision Science Institute, Washington, D.C., November, 1993.
  •  Production and Operation Management Society Meeting, Washington, D.C., October, 1993.
  •  Southeast Institute of Management Science (SE TIMS) Conference, Myrtle Beach, October 1993.
  •  Quality Management in Virginia School System, American Society of Quality Control Local Chapter Meeting, Oct 1993.
  •  Production and Operation Management Society Meeting, Orlando, Florida, October, 1992.
  •  International Industrial Engineering Conference, Detroit, May, 1991.
  •  Annual Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics, Boca Raton, Florida, May, 1991.
  •  ORSA/TIMS 31st Joint National Meeting, Nashville, May, 1991.
  •  International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Orlando, March, 1991.
  •  PROCIEM'90 Conference, Tampa, Florida, November, 1990.
  •  International Industrial Engineering Conference, San Antonio, Oct, 1990.
  •  ORSA/TIMS 30th Joint National Meeting, Philadelphia, October 1990.
  •  “Innovation & Creativity” High School Principals Meet, OP Jindal University, Raigarh, India. November, 2016.
  •  “Faculty Development: Active Learning and Case Based Teaching” Faculty School of Mangement, , OPJU, Raigarh, India. October, 2016.
  •  “Motivational Speech: How to Succeed” Undergraduate and graduate students, School of Management, OPJU, Raigarh, India. Sept, 2016.
  •   “Management Education and its Role in Society” Orientation Programme of School of Management, OPJU, Raigarh, India. Aug, 2016.
  •  “Transportation Center at Hampton University” 5th Annual Minority Institutions of Higher Education Partnering in Transportation, Florida Memorial University, Feb 2016.
  •   “Impact of Driving Simulation Training on Attitudes of Adult Drivers Towards Texting-While-Driving” Oct. 2015, Allied Academies International Conference, New Orleans
  •  “Impact of the National Summer Transportation Institute at Hampton University” April 2015, Allied Academies International Conference, New Orleans.
  •  “Evaluation of a Texting-While-Driving Education Program among Adult Drivers” April 2015, Allied Academies International Conference, New Orleans.
  •  “Comparison of Regional and Urban Transit Bus Driver Distraction”. The 2014 Urban Transport Conf., Algarve, Portugal, 2014.
  •  “Impact of Education and Awareness Programs on the Usage and Attitude Towards Texting While Driving among Young Drivers” Allied Academies Conference. Nashville, March 2014
  •  Research framework for studying transit bus driver distraction. The Urban Transport 2013 Conf. Kos, Greece, May 29-31, 2013. Wessex Institute of Technology Press, Southampton, U.K.
  •  “Interdisciplinary Transportation Education and Workforce Development Modules (ITEWDM)” Poster presentation in UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Florida. April 4-5, 2013.
  •  “A Framework for Implementing Interdisciplinary Transportation Education and Workforce Development Modules in Business Curriculum.” Presented at the 16th Annual International Conference of American Society of Business and Behavioral Society (ASBBS), Istanbul, Turkey. June 13-15, 2013.
  •  “A Framework for Implementing Interdisciplinary Transportation Education and Workforce Development Modules in Business Curriculum”. Presented at the Annual NCITEC Conference, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, October 31 – November 01, 2013.
  •   “A Framework for Implementing Interdisciplinary Transportation Education and Workforce Development Modules in Business Curriculum”. Presented at the Workshop on Transportation Workforce Development for Non-Technical Professionals, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia, November 12, 2013.
  •  “Effect of Pell Grant Changes On The Graduation Rate And College Finances: Study Of Rural Community Colleges In Virginia.” Presented at Fall 2013 Allied Academy International Conference. New Orleans, Oct 2013.