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Richard David Shaw

marketing and management educator

Richard David Shaw was American marketing and management educator. Recipient Governor's Excellence in Teaching award, Missouri, 1993, Harry B. Kies award Rockhurst University; Hallmark fellow Rockhurst University, 1981-1986; faculty development grantee School Management, Rockhurst University, 1984, 93, 95, 99.


Shaw, Richard David was born on August 25, 1938 in Pittsburg, Kansas, United States. Son of Richard Malburn and Jessie Ruth (Murray) Shaw.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Rockhurst College, 1960. Master of Science in Commerce, St. Louis University, 1964.


Claims adjuster Kemper Insurance Group, Kansas City, Missouri, 1961. Teacher accounting Corpus Christi High School, Jennings, 1961—1963. Associate professor economics Fontbonne College, St. Louis, 1963—1970, chairman social behavioral science department, 1968—1970.

Member faculty, chairman business division Longview Community College, Lee's Summit, 1970—1981, coordinator marketing, 1979—1981. Workshop leader Rockhurst University, Kansas City, 1975—2003, professor marketing, 1981—2003, chairman management and marketing, 1983—1985, co-chair Master of Business Administration program, 1996—2003, co-chair School of Management Undergrad. Programs, 1998—2003, retired, 2003.

Faculty moderator Junior Executives Association, The Rock yearbook, Rockhurst University Representatives, Rockettes, co-chair undergraduate School of Management programs, since 1998. Private consultant, since 1981, chairman freshman seminar committee, 1994. Instructor principles of marketing on The Learning Channel on Cable television for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Program, 1994.

Chairman school management curriculum committee, since 1993. Co-chair Task Force on Diversity, 1997.


book Study Guide for Boone/Kurtz's Contemporary Marketing, 12th book Contemporary Marketing Plus: Study Guide for the Telecourse book Contemporary Marketing Study Guide book Study Guide to Accompany Contemporary Marketing book Study Guide to Accompany Contemporary Marketing book Study guide for Principles of marketing book Study guide for Principles of marketing book The Motley Fool Personal Finance Workbook: A Foolproof Guide to Organizing Your Cash and Building Wealth book The Motley Fool Personal Finance Workbook: A Foolproof Guide to Organizing Your Cash and Building Wealth


Member alumni board assessment task force Rockhurst University, 1971-1973, 78-80, chairman 30 year reunion committee, 1990, 35 year reunion committee, 1995, chairman curriculum committee, curriculum task force. Chairman Eastwood Hills Council, Kansas City, 1974-1976, board directors, 1988-1991, co-chairman of Solid Rocks Faculty-Staff Fund Raising Campaign, 1994. Lead couple Marriage Preparation Classes, Kansas City St. Joseph Dioceses, since 1983.

Co-chairman Kansas City Volumes Against Hunger, 1975-1980. Campaign manager Larry Ferns for City Council, Kansas City, 1975. Board governors Citizens Association, since 1976.

With United States Army Reserve, 1960-1964. Member American Marketing Association, Society for Advancement of Management, Mid-American Marketing Association, Alpha Sigma Nu, Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, genealogy, photography.


Married Adolphine Catherine Brungardt, August 21, 1965. Children: Richard David Junior, John Michael, Shannon Kathleen.

Richard Malburn Shaw

Jessie Ruth (Murray) Shaw

Adolphine Catherine Brungardt

Richard David Junior Shaw

John Michael Shaw

Shannon Kathleen Shaw