Dr. Stephen Harper


Keynote Speaker

Give a warm welcome to Dr. Stephen Harper who will provide inspirational advice on time management. As university employees, we are familiar with the feeling of "too much to do, so little time."

Dr. Harper is the 2010 recipient of the Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award at UNCW, as well as a renowned author in the area of entrepreneurship and visionary thinking. 

Dr. Harper is the Progress Energy/Betty Cameron Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship.  He joined the faculty in 1976 and has written seven books and dozens of articles on leadership and entrepreneurship.  Dr. Harper has received numerous awards for teaching, scholarship, and service.  He has also served on the Board of Directors for numerous corporations and non-profit organizations.  He served on the faculty at Arizona State University before coming to UNCW.  He has also been a Visiting Professor in Duke University's Executive MBA program.


Conference Sponsor

As the Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs, Charles Maimone is responsible for supporting the university's teaching, research and public service mission by providing quality business and administrative services to the UNCW community and ensuring transparency in planning and budgeting.  Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the position serves as a member of the administrative cabinet and as the university's chief fiscal officer.

Charlie received  his master's degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary in June 2001, a master of education from Kent State University in May 1981 and a bachelor of arts degree from Kent State in May 1979.  He is also a certified public manager.









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