Dr. David D. Pitcher

David D. Pitcher, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Business and Leadership
Director of the Center for Leadership Studies

Office:LRC 217
Office Phone:423-493-4274
Email: pitcherd@tntemple.edu


  • Ph.D., Indiana Institute of Technology (4.0 GPA)
  • M.S. Indiana Institute of Technology (4.0 GPA)
  • B.S. Tennessee Temple University
  • Additional graduate course work at Indiana University Graduate School (4.0 GPA) and Western Kentucky University MBA program (4.0 GPA)

Academic Experience

  • Tennessee Temple University, Indiana Institute of Technology, Trine University (Lead Faculty, MSL program).
  • Taught over 225 individual classes (36 different courses) at the doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate levels, face-to-face and online
  • Developed 12 online courses
  • Dissertation chair and committee member.
  • Chair of the Admissions and Academic Policies Committee
  • Member of the Institutional Review Board
  • Member of the Library and Technology Committee
  • Indiana Tech International Committee for Orientation, Acclimation, and Education.
  • Faculty Mentor and evaluator of new faculty members, Indiana Tech.
  • Reviewer of papers for the Global Business and Technology Association
  • Session Chair, Knowledge Management and Governance, GBATA Annual Conference, 2013.

Teaching Specializations

  • Leadership
  • Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Ministry & Professional Experience

  • Directed Young Married Couple’s Ministry
  • Directed Youth Ministry
  • Developed Men’s Bible Study
  • Vocal Ministry
  • Pitcher Professional Services – Provide leadership development and management consulting, training, workshops, and seminars for organizations and individuals.
  • Over 25 years’ management, leadership, and professional experience.

Membership in Academic Organizations

  • Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA)
  • International Leadership Association (ILA)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Publications & Presentations

  • Relationships Between Character Strengths and Leadership Practices Among Global Professionals, Haaga-Helia University, Helsinki, Finland, July, 2013.
  • Contributory Competencies to the Successful Global Executive, University of Istanbul, Turkey, July, 2011.
  • Global Crisis Leadership of Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility with a Balanced Integration of Leading and Serving, Team, International Leadership Association annual conference, London, England, October, 2011.

Special Recognitions

  • Outstanding Graduate Award, Graduate Professional Studies, Indiana Institute of Technology, 2009