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college dean , business consultant

Michael Clyde Gallagher, college dean, business consultant. Fellow Heinz Foundation, 1971.


Gallagher, Michael Clyde was born on April 15, 1943 in Mineral Wells, Texas, United States. Son of Clyde Clendon Gallagher and Johnnie Francis (Copeland) Whittington.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Southwest Texas State University, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Texas Agricultural and Industrial University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1975.


Manager Phillips Petroleum Company, San Marcos, Texas, 1966-1967. Unit manager Procter & Gamble Distributing Company, San Antonio, 1967-1969. Instructor Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1969-1971.

Associate professor, director Small Business Institute Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1971-1980. Chairman management department University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1980-1984. Dean College of Business University Houston, Victoria, Texas, 1984-1987, Idaho State University, Pocatello, since 1987.

Visiting professor Troy State University European Program, England, Spain, Germany and Turkey, 1975-1977. Advisory board Small Business Administration Region X, Boise, Idaho, since 1988, Idaho Innovation Center. Consultant Aluminum Company of America, 1982, Camelot Inns, 1983, Detar Hospital, 1984, 1st Federal Bank of Arkansas, 1984, Heritage Public, 1984, Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1981, Motorola, 1978, others.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on management and computers. Editor: proceedings Decision Sciences: Theory and Applications, 1985.


Advisory board Bannock Regional Medical Center, Bannock County Industrial Development Commission. Fund raiser for Boys Club, American Cancer Society, Kidney Found. Others. With United States Air Force, 1961-1965.

Member Decision Sciences Institute (vice president 1987-1989), Southwest Decision Sciences Institute (president 1986-1987, vice president for programs 1984-1985, board directors 1983-1984), Rotary International (chairman committee since 1988), Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, racquetball, cartooning.


Married Floyce Mayhugh, June 17, 1967. 1 child, Lauren.

Clyde Clendon Gallagher Whittington

Johnnie Francis (Copeland) Whittington

Floyce Mayhugh

Lauren Gallagher