Dr. Ronald Nyhan
Term: May 2013 - May 2015
Appointment: University Faculty Senate President
Dr. Ronald Nyhan is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Administration in the College for Design and Social Inquiry and alumnus of FAU. He developed the first Master of Nonprofit Management in the Florida SUS and serves as Coordinator of the nonprofit degree programs in the School of Public Administration. His areas of research interest and publication are organization theory, nonprofit governance, productivity analysis, and performance measurement. He is published widely in such academic journals as Public Productivity and Management Review, Public Administration Review, American Review of Public Administration, Public Administration Research and Theory, State and Local Government Review, Public Administration Quarterly, International Journal of Public Administration, International Review of Administrative Sciences and Review of Public Personnel Administration.
Prior to coming to FAU, spent twenty years in the private sector as President of Landrum & Brown, Ltd. an international consulting firm specializing in management of large scale facilities including civilian airports and military installations. He was also a Principal in Booz, Allen & Hamilton where his area of specialization was management of transportation systems including air, rail and transit systems in several major US metropolitan areas including New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington.
Dr. Nyhan has served on several nonprofit Boards including the Nonprofit Resource Institute; the Creative City Collaborative; the Delray Beach Playhouse; and the education advisory committees at the Community Foundation of Broward County and Nonprofits First, Inc.