Hickman to Advise State on Workforce Development

Dave-Hickman.jpgCentral Methodist University business professor David Hickman has been appointed to serve on a select committee advising the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on workforce development at the secondary, postsecondary, and adult levels.

Hickman, who teaches economics and business at CMU, is joining DESE’s BMIT advisory committee (business, marketing, and information technology). The committee’s charge is to develop closer cooperation among schools, workforce personnel, and other stakeholders to ensure business and marketing education programs in Missouri are rigorous and remain relevant.

Hickman will bring expertise to BMIT in management. He taught at Moberly Area Community College and Columbia College prior to joining the faculty at CMU, where her serves as advisor for DECA.

He earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree at Columbia College and is pursuing his doctoral degree in business administration.

Hickman and his wife, Suzanne, live in Fayette.

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