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Wallace W. Meyer Jr.

Lecturer
Director of Entrepreneurship Programs
Primary office:
785-864-7583
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 1030E
University of Kansas


Academic Area

Entrepreneurship

Education

BS, Franklin & Marshall College, 1970
MBA, Baker University, 2005

Joined the University of Kansas in July 2005

Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Experiential Learning

Current Activities

My focus is to provide a series of experiential learning opportunities which complement and leverage the students' in-class experience in those areas of the students' primary subject interest/concentration. Simultaneously, to develop students' entrepreneurial capabilities via a rigorous classroom, in-field and extra curricula experiences.

Selected Publications

"Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture", Kauffman Foundation, 2004, contributing author, with others.

"Fast Trac New Venture", Kauffman Foundation, 2005, contributing author, with others.

Teaching Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Experiential learning
  • Business
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Not for profit organizations

Research

Interest in new venture creation with special emphasis in triple bottom line orientation in not for profit organizations.

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Experiential learning
  • New venture creation
  • Business
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Not for profit organizations

GIVE
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.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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