April 29, 2005
Dr. Rich Rudebock was recently named dean of the Paul Dickinson School of Business at Oklahoma Baptist University.
Rudebock joined the OBU faculty in 2001 as assistant professor of business and director of cooperative education. He brought 28 years of business experience in sales, management, and training to the classroom. He also is a 22-year veteran instructor and former manager of instruction for Dale Carnegie Training Systems in Oklahoma.
An Ohio native, Rudebock earned his bachelor of business administration degree at Kent State University in 1974, his M.Ed. degree at Texas Tech University in 1978, and his Ed.D. degree at Oklahoma State University in 1999.
He also is involved in a variety of civic activities, including 18 years as a volunteer at Contact Crisis Helpline, where he also has served on the board of directors. He also has served on the board of directors for The Pioneer Country Walk to Emmaus, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and The North Metro Area Council.
His wife, Dr. Diane Rudebock, R.N., is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Central Oklahoma.