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John Collis

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Main Campus
Ambrose Hall, AH313F
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Department Website

Managerial Studies

Over the last thirty years Dr. Collis has taught over 30 different courses in the undergraduate as well as graduate level. In addition, he taught courses at the University of Iowa Doctoral Program in Legal Aspects for School Administrators, and Legal Aspects of School Personnel.

Education and Training

PhD, The University of Iowa
Educational Administration

B.S, M.B.A., J.D., University of Kentucky

Courses Taught

Various courses in Business Law, Strategic Management at the graduate level as well as Business Ethics at the graduate level. Also Principles of Management at the undergraduate level.

Recent Publications

Educational Malpractice and The Seven Fatal Management Sins. Collis also is presently working on several other books.


Teacher of the Year, undergraduate, Iowa Wesleyan College.
Teacher of the Year, graduate level, M.B.A., St. Ambrose Univerity.
Received recognition for leadership from M.B.A. students in the One Year M.B.A
University of Iowa Award for outstanding Doctoral Student in Educational Adminstration.

Collis received a number of other awards from various organizations and served for a number of years as a member of the accrediting team for the ACSBP.