As associate dean for working professional MBA & executive education programs, Dr. Middaugh is responsible for the academic management of the School's three MBA programs for working professional (part-time) MBA students. In addition, he is responsible for the development, oversight and management of all non-degree (executive education) programs offered through our Institute for Executive Education (IEE). He has worked collaboratively with professional organizations such as EFMD (EQUIS), GMAC and AACSB. Prior to joining the Babcock School, Dr. Middaugh taught in the MBA and Ph.D. programs at the University of Virginia and at the undergraduate level at Ohio State University where he won numerous awards for his teaching. He was responsible for the development and direction of the first general management program for Soviet enterprise managers to be offered in the United States. He was the recipient of the first Sara Lee Award for Excellence for his teaching and involvement in the Soviet management program.

Dr. Middaugh was a principal developer of the Law Practice Management Program for the Toledo 8 law firm consortium and Stephens University -- a custom-designed development program offered to financial consultants at Stephens, Inc., an investment bank headquartered in Little Rock, AR. He previously worked for two major national accounting firms. He has been a consultant to a wide variety of domestic and multi-national clients and a number of Fortune 500 companies including: IBM, Lowe's Company, Digital Equipment Corporation, Duke Energy, CSX Corporation, Armstrong World Industries, Ernst & Young, Amtrak, U.S. Postal Service, U.S. Civil Service Commission, Sara Lee Corporation, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Wachovia Corporation, and other major corporations. He is a member of the American Accounting Association.


  • Ph D, Ohio State University (Accounting) — 1981
  • MBA, George Washington University (Information Technology) — 1975
  • BBA, George Washington University (Accounting) — 1973

Research & Teaching

Research Interests

  • Capital Budgeting
  • Management Control Systems

Teaching Interests

  • Accounting - Financial & Managerial
  • Management Control Systems
  • Implementing Strategy


  • 2011: Service "MVP", Schools of Business
    I received the service "most valuable person" award for the academic year 2010-2011 from the administration of the SoB.
  • 2006: Who's Who in America, Marquis' Who's Who
  • 2005: Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Marquis Who's Who
  • 2005: Who's Who in the World, Marquis Who's Who
  • 2004: Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who's Who
  • 1990: Sara Lee Award for Excellence, Babcock / Sara Lee Corp.
    Excellence in program management for Soviet Managers' Program
  • 1989: Faculty Fellow, Institute of Financial Education
    Faculty in residence for IFE's executive development institute
  • 1981: Beta Gamma Sigma Inductee, Beta Gamma Sigma
  • 1978: Teaching Commendation, Ohio State House of Representatives
    Received a commendation from the Ohio House of Representatives for teaching excellence at Ohio State University
  • 1978: Outstanding Teaching Associate, Ohip State University
    Received the outstanding teaching associate award from Ohio State University. Selected from 2,000+ teaching associates.
  • 1978: Pacesetters' Teaching Award, Pacesetters' - Ohio State University
    For teaching excellence at Ohio State University
  • 1977: Pacesetters' Teaching Award, Pacesetters - Ohip State University
    College teaching award at Ohio State University


  • Middaugh, K. & Saladin, B. (2001). Integration is the Hallmark of Wake Forest’s MBA Program. MBA Roundtable Journal (Summer, 2001).
  • Middaugh, K., Koch, B. S. & Kalmmer, T. (1999). "Improving Capital Budgeting Decisions". AICPA Workbooks Professional Development Institute.
  • Middaugh, K. & Saladin, B. (1998). "Pizza Hut Inc.". Technology and Operations Review.
  • Middaugh, K. (1994). "B-3-3: Management Accounting and Control Systems, Prentice-Hall.
  • Middaugh, K. , Anthony, R. N. , Dearden, J. & Govindarajan, V. (1994). "Captain Jamie Totten". Management Control Systems, R. D. Irwin Inc..
  • Middaugh, K. , Rotch, W. , Allen, B. R. & Smith, C. R. (1994). "PepsiCo International". Cases in Management Accounting and Control Systems, Prentice-Hall.

In the Media

  • Dec 1, 2005: "Custom education programs on rise in business schools", for IndUS Business Journal (Internet - Text).
  • May 9, 2005: "A custom fit: Area universities tailoring crash-course executive training", for Business Journal - Triad (Internet - Text). More Information
  • Nov 19, 2004: "WFU merges science and business in curriculum", for Business Journal - Triad (Internet - Text). More Information
  • Jul 12, 2000: "Duke Business School Faculty Launch Start-up Company", for News & Observer (Internet - Text).
  • May 5, 2000: "UNCG, WFU MBA Programs Try Distance Learning", for Business Journal (Internet - Text).