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Brian R. Salmans

Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall, 4107
University of Kansas


Academic Area

Information Systems


  • Ph. D., University of North Texas (2009)
  • M.S., USAF Staff College (2005)
  • MBA, University of Nebraska Omaha (1994)
  • B.B.A., Baylor University (1989)


Over 25 years of leadership and management experience in Department of Defense-level computer network security positions, software development program management, distance learning systems, and information and communication systems fielding in developing countries. Additionally, I possess a decade of experience in professional military and civilian education at the graduate and undergraduate level, online and face-to-face instruction and curriculum development.

Research Interests

  • Enterprise architecture within the context of IS development requirements
  • Cybersecurity
  • Information and communications technology for development

Selected Publications

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today