Terri Richards

Terri Richards 

  • Title
  • Professor
  • Departments
  • Information Technology and Cybersecurity
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  • Phone
  • (248) 823-1283
  • Fax
  • (248) 689-0920
  • Brief Description
  • Education

    PhD, Capella University
    MSM, Walsh
    BBA, Rochester College 


    Dr. Richards has more than 20 years' information technology experience including 10+ years in management roles. She has extensive experience in leadership and management, information systems, project management, systems analysis, IT leadership and online learning.
    Her professional positions have included programmer, systems analyst, project manager, and finally multinational application/program manager, directing the efforts of a team of developers both in Michigan as well as in Chennai, India. She has held numerous positions in various levels of management and leadership and wrote her doctoral dissertation on transformational leadership. She has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level for 20 years. She is the former Director of Online Learning and Dean of Academic Technology at Walsh. In her present position, she is a full-time professor in the Information Technology Decisions Sciences department.
    Dr. Richards is a member of the Project Management Institute and American Society for Quality (ASQ). She serves on the board for Alliance for Excellence in Online Learning.


    Last updated: December 2019