Department Chair, Managment & Insurance Risk Management
Marilyn Davies College of Business
Shea Building - B410K
Scope of Responsibilities
At UHD, Dr. Waples is in charge of hiring, development, and evaluation of staff and
Faculty. He implements and oversees course scheduling and ensures policy/procedure compliance. In addition, Dr. Waples manages budget development and expenditure, assessment, and strategic planning. He supports student success and addresses student needs. In addition, he handles curriculum/program revision and development and is responsible for enrollment, retention and recruitment.
Dr. Waples earned his Master of Science in Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Waples worked previously as the Chair of the Management Department at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) for five years. He was also for the MBA at UCO for two years.