A. Gale Sullenberger

Gale Sullenberger

Dean, Collins College of BusinessHelmerich Hall 308-C

Dean Gale Sullenberger has received awards for outstanding teaching and has published numerous papers in academic and professional journals.  He has provided leadership for the development of several new academic programs including: Computer Information Systems, and Accounting and Information Systems at the University of Arkansas; Master of Technology Management, and a statewide distance undergraduate business degree at Washington State University; and the online MBA and M.S. in Finance at The University of Tulsa.

Sullenberger has held a number of administrative positions including department chair, associate dean, associate vice-president for academic affairs and acting vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas; dean of the Foster College of Business at Bradley University; dean of the College of Business and Economics at Washington State University; and dean of the Collins College of Business at The University of Tulsa.  Bradley University received a naming gift for the College of Business and constructed a new business building while Sullenberger served as dean.

In addition, Sullenberger has worked extensively with international universities, including partnering with Samara State University to found a College of Business and the International Marketing Institute in Samara, Russia.  He has also developed new professional development centers at two universities and productive partnerships with business and industry.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • D. Engr., Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1971
  • M. Engr., University of Oklahoma, 1965
  • B.S., Engineering Physics, University of Oklahoma 1963

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Simulation
  • Operations Management
  • International Business


  • The Design of a Full-Information Data Management System and a Real-Estate Data Base for Use in Classroom Instruction and Academic Research
    With Patterson, J. and Epley, D., The Journal of Data Education, Vol. XX (October 1979).
  • The Railway Industry: A Case for Final Offer Selection Arbitration
    With Holley, W. and Davis, G., Transportation Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Summer 1978).
  • A Projection of Industrial Relations Conflicts in the Domestic Railroad Industry
    With Davis, G., Transactions of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers, Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 1975).