Yorton Clark


Yorton Clark Jr.

Professor and Chair of the Business Administration Department

BA; Business Administration/Management, 1984, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
MA; Public Administration/Health Services, 1993, University of Missouri Kansas City
EdD; Higher Educational Administration and Leadership, 2010, Saint Louis University

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“Teaching and mentoring are of great importance and an awesome responsibility as they directly affect the future of others, and I have an opportunity every day to impact and influence young adults with academic, emotional, spiritual and career growth and development.”


—Yorton Clark Jr.

"2 Timothy 1:7-8 (NIV) For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. So do not be ashamed of the testimony and knowledge about our Lord or of me his prisoner. Rather, join with me in suffering victoriously for the gospel, by the power of God."

Awards & Honors
Involvement at MNU

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Chi Donald Metz Award - Faculty Member of the Year for Distinctive Academic Contributions 2004-05
  • Layman of the Year Award - Kansas Wesleyan District 2002
  • Delta Mu Delta - Honorary Member 2001


  • Dissertation “Institutionalizing Service- Learning Programming in Faith-Based College and Universities”, published 2010.
  • Article in the Post-Summit Journal Report, “Job Retention and Interview Skill Training for Inmates”, published February 2008.


  • Presented a paper on “The Development and Usage of an Evaluation Tool for Higher Education Service-Learning Programming” at the Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA) Annual Conference, 2012.
  • Speaker at the Annual National Nazarene Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) “Why Teams Struggle: The Ultimate Leadership Crisis”, 2013.
  • Presented doctoral dissertation at the MNU Presidential Round Table, "Institutionalizing Service-Learning in Faith-Based Colleges and Universities", 2011.
  • Conducted a pre/post survey, wrote a report and presented an academic poster on “Pre/Post survey on Students Attitudes about Criminality, Reform and Recidivism”, 2009.
  • Presented a paper on “Service-Learning Project - Job Retention and Interview Skill Training for Inmates”, Greater Kansas City Summit on Service-Learning, Leadership, and the Unscripted Future, 2008.

Involvement at MNU

  • Faculty Advisor for the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLC) chapter at MNU
  • Faculty representative on the Re-Entry program at the State of Kansas Lansing Correctional Facility. MNU Business students teach and train Inmates that are soon to be released on Money Matter issues and job obtaining and retention skills.

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