Faculty Directory

Keith Starcher; MBA, PhD Professor, DSB keith.starcher@indwes.edu


Keith has more than 30 years of business experience. After graduating with a degree in Metallurgy from Penn State, he continued his graduate studies at the University of South Florida obtaining both an M.B.A. and a PhD. Dr. Starcher spent several years with General Electric and was president of Zion Industries, an induction heat-treating firm with plants in Ohio, Michigan, and North Carolina. Keith and his wife, Margaret, have raised four children and enjoy spending time with their eight grandchildren.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1973, Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D., 1986, University of South Florida
  • M.B.A., 1988, University of South Florida
  • M.Div., 2003, Trinity Theological Seminary


Keith is interested in the scholarship of teaching and learning; in particular, how SoTL applies to the part-time, online instructor. He is also interested in discovering the best ways to enhance the teaching and learning of business statistics in different delivery modalities (onsite versus online).