Hale, Charles

Title: Professor, Management and Education (Program Evaluation)

Department: Department of Management and Department of Graduate Education

Phone: 352-588-8309

Email: charles.hale@saintleo.edu


  • EdD (Higher Education Administration), University of Florida, 1989
  • EdS (Educational Administration, K-12), University of Florida, 1986
  • MBA, Saint Leo University, 2014
  • MA (Health Education), University of Florida, 1982
  • BS (Health Education), University of Southern Mississippi, 1977


Dr. Charles Dennis Hale serves as a Professor of Management and Education teaching organizational leadership and program evaluation. Dr. Hale was the founding director of the Saint Leo offices of Academic Assessment (1998) and Graduate Studies in Education (1996), in addition to serving as an interim Chair of the undergraduate Department of Education (1998-2000) and founding Academic Director of the undergraduate Healthcare Administration program (1989).

Dr. Hale has authored or co-authored 24 peer-reviewed publications, 8 ERIC contributions, and 11 professional development curricula; made 41 presentations on servant leadership, program evaluation and improvement, educational management, and public health education; and has taught 10 workshops and conducted 11 consultations in the US, Taiwan, South Korea, China, and Kenya. Dr. Hale was the lead author of Planning and Evaluating Health Programs: A Primer (1994) and lead author of 3 e-books: Active Teaching and Learning: A Primer (2012), Measuring Learning and Performance: A Primer (2014), and Evaluating Education and Training Services: A Primer (2015).

Community Affiliation:

  • American Academy of Management, 2012-
  • American Evaluation Association, 1991-1995, 2000-
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education, 2000-
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education, 2013-

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Teaching interests are principles of management, leadership, organizational behavior, business communications and ethics. Research interests are servant leadership theory building, refinement, and application; micro-enterprises; and Christian higher education leadership. Service interests are learning organization (small college and NGO) capacity building (i.e., leadership, management, and continuous improvement) and micro-enterprises.

Honors & Awards:

  • Sigma Beta Delta (Business), 2014
  • Phi Kappa Phi (Academic), 1989
  • Phi Delta Kappa (Education Research), 1986
  • Phi Theta Kappa (Education), 1986
  • Kappa Delta Pi (Teaching), 1985
  • Eta Sigma Gamma (Health Education), 1978

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