College of Management and Technology
Larry P. Palur has taught in higher education and owned a dozen businesses over the past 42 years. Larry is an OSU undergraduate, with Masters degree studies at Ohio University and Doctoral studies at Walden University. With over 20 years of developing, teaching and managing courses online combined with over 42 years in Higher education, he has grown to love the online format. Mr. Palur has served Walden University as a faculty member for the past 13 years, developing and teaching Management and Economics courses As a former member of Ohio’ Governor’s Speaker’s Bureau, Larry has presented to groups nationally on the topic of Technology Transfer regarding the utilization and access to Academic and Federally funded Research. As a consultant, he and his late business partner and were instrumental in establishing a National Technology Resource Center for the State of Indiana, and provided guidance for the development of similar networks for the States of California, Virginia, Alabama, Florida, Pennsylvania and Michigan, and facilitated a workshop at the national IBAM conference. His interests lie in the research and applications of personal finance. Mr. Palur has spent numerous days on Capital Hill speaking with legislators on any number of topics, but mostly those that relate to the financial support and well being of children available for adoption. Having adopted six children, Larry and his wife were recognized by Congress as “Angels in Adoption”. He has spoken for NACAC (North American Council on Adoptable Children ) and were featured in the Halls of Congress as an example of successful adoptions. Five years ago, He accepted the position as Executive Director for a regional Coalition of Care. This is an organization that is faith based/supported and provides guidance and financial assistance to those living in poverty. These are mostly folks just trying to make ends meet, and occasionally falling a little short. The goal is to help them with their needs, not their habits.