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Beth A. Leslie

Jannetides College of Business, Communication & Leadership
Professor of Business


DBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management, Baker College
MBA, Baker College
BA in English, Evangel University


Beth Leslie has an earned doctorate in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management.

In addition to her university experience, Dr. Leslie is a retired secondary school English teacher where she not only taught but served as department chair, sat on various committees, and coached a varsity woman’s sport. After retirement, she entered the business world as a clinical coordinator at an ambulatory care center where her main thrust was to restructure a team of 138 receptionists and train them on a new software program as well as update their daily work processes. She then worked in employee training and development at a mid-sized national furniture company where her responsibilities included developing curriculum, training corporate employees, assessing programs and processes, and creating a succession plan model for the corporation.

Dr. Leslie has been a speaker at several international conferences. Her main research interest is in the assessment of student learning.