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Richard VanHorn

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President Emeritus, Regent's Professor of Management Information Systems Emeritus, and Clarence E. Page Professor of Aviation and Aerospace Studies Emeritus.


Department: Management Information Systems
Office: Adams Hall Room 3230
Phone: (405) 325-5721
Address: 307 W. Brooks, AH Room 3230
Norman, OK 73019

PhD (Carnegie-Mellon) Professor Van Horn's teaching and research interests include management information systems, virtual firms, systems design, computer simulation and aviation management.

Professor Van Horn has been active in the information systems field since 1957. He is the author of numerous articles and papers and the co-author of four books: Automatic Data-Processing Systems, Business Data Processing and Programming, Management Information Systems: Progress and Perspectives and Information System Solutions: a Project Approach..

Professor Van Horn earned a bachelor of science degree in industrial administration with highest honors from Yale University; a master of science degree in industrial management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and a doctoral degree in systems sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University. He served as provost of Carnegie-Mellon, president of the University of Houston and president of the University of Oklahoma. Reitsumeikau University in Kyoto, Japan, awarded him an honorary doctoral degree in business.