School of Business

 

Glenn Blair, Professor Emeritus


Professor Blair's primary teaching areas within the Business Division included Management, Human Resources and Law.  In addition, he taught in the campus-wide COL 101, Freshman Experience program as well as the Honors Program.

Glenn is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Commerce and holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois School of Law where he was honored as a Distinguished Alumni.  He is a recipient of the Max Beberman Distinguished Alum award from University High School in Urbana, Illinois.  Upon completing the Illinois Bar Exam he practiced military law for two years and then joined Standard Oil of Ohio where he progressed through marketing, planning, and distribution positions, including two years with British Petroleum in London. He retired early as Vice President Human Resources for Sohio Oil (now a part of British Petroleum) to teach. He has completed the Harvard Business School Human Resource Manager's Summer Course and the International Human Resource Executive's Program in London. Following a year as Visiting Professor of Management at Ohio Northern University, Glenn joined Baldwin Wallace University.
 
While at Baldwin Wallace, Professor Blair served in numerous capacities including: Co-Chairman of the College Faculty, Director of the Executive MBA, Chair of the Curriculum Committee, Advisor to Omicron Delta Kappa, Member, Executive Committee, Presidential and Academic Dean Search Committees and as Interim Director of Career Services. He has the distinction of being the only School of Business faculty member to receive both the Bechberger Award for work with students and the Strosacker Award for teaching excellence.
 
Professor Blair is nearing completion of a novel about academic life, and is a frequent speaker on Management and Human Resource subjects. He is a professional model appearing in many print and television commercials as well as a Masters athlete in both tennis and track and field.  
 

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