C. David Moon

Dr. David Moon

Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor
Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Education

1986       Ph.D., Government University of Texas at Austin
1983 M.A., Government University of Texas at Austin
1979 B.A., Political Science        Austin College

Employment History

  • 2013-
    Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor

  • 2012- 2013
    Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

  • 2006- 2012
    Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and  Enrollment Management and Professor of Political Science

  • 2000-2006
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Associate  Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado  Colorado  Springs

  • 1997-2000
    Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science,  University of Colorado     Colorado Springs

  • 1996-97
    Interim Director, Graduate School of Public Affairs, and Associate  Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science,  University of Colorado Colorado Springs

  • 1994-96
    Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

  • 1992-94
    Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

  • 1986-92
    Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Miami

University and Departmental Service

  • Director of Enrollment Management Search Committee, Spring 2012
  • UCCS General Education Implementation Planning Committee, 2011-
  • UCCS Campus Online Task Force, 2010-
  • UCCS Strategic Planning Subgroup on Enrollment Management, Co-chair, 2011
  • Director of Financial Aid Search Committee, Spring 2011
  • Director of Campus Enrollment Services and Registrar, Fall 2010
  • Vice Chancellor for Student Success Search Committee, Co-Chair, 2009-2010
  • Dean of the Beth El College of Nursing and Health Sciences Dean Search Committee, Co-chair, 2007-08
  • American Democracy Project Board, 2007-2008
  • Director of Admissions Services Search Committee, Fall 2007
  • Men’s Head Basketball Coach Search Committee, Spring 2006
  • NCA Self-study Steering Committee, Chair, 2004-2007
  • NCA Self-study Working Group, Chair, 2005-2007
  • Extended Studies Review Team, Chair, 2003
  • Extended Studies Council, Chair, 2003-
  • Associate Deans’ Council, Chair, 2001-
  • Academic Planning Committee, Chair, 2000-
  • Campus Curriculum Advisory Committee, Chair, 2000-2002
  • Student Achievement Assessment Committee, Chair, 2000-
  • Deans’ Council, 1997-
  • North Central Association accreditation follow-up visit campus coordinator, 2002.
  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Human and Public Resources Search Committee, 2002.
  • CU System IRMS Implementation Group, 1999-2000.
  • College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Deans’ Review Committee, 1998-2000.
  • Campus Core Curriculum Committee, Co-chair, 1998-2000.
  • Organizational Representative to Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, 1995-2000.
  • College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Chairs and Directors Council, 1994-2000.
  • Campus Total Learning Environment Implementation Team, Co-Chair, 1997-99.
  • CU System Management Development Initiative Working Group, 1997-1999.
  • Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Search Committee, 1997-98.
  • Sponsored Programs Advisory Committee, 1996-98.
  • Assistant to LAS Dean Search Committee, Chair, 1997.
  • College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Task Force on Distance Education, Chair, 1996-97.
  • University Budget Advisory Committee, Chair, 1995-97
  • University Planning Team, 1995-97.
  • Faculty Council (CU system) Budget Committee, 1994-97.
  • Faculty Assembly Budget Committee, 1993-97.
  • Criminal Justice Studies Steering Committee, 1996.
  • College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Task Force on Budget, Co-chair, 1995.
  • University Budget Advisory Committee, 1993-95.
  • Religious Studies Committee, 1994.
  • American Politics Search Committee, Chair, 1992-93.
  • American Politics Search Committee (University of Miami), Chair, 1988-89.
  • School of Business Administration Dean Search Committee (University of Miami), 1987-89.

Selected Administrative Reports

  • UCCS Enrollment Management Strategic Plan (component of campus strategic plan), editor, 4 pages, January 2012
  • “UCCS Strategic Enrollment Management Plan,” Editor and Chief Contributor, 66 pages, July 21, 2009.
  • “2006 Self-Study,” Chair of Self-study Committee, Contributor and Editor, 306 pages, Presented to the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools as part of decennial re-accreditation review, October 2006 (identified by NCA for presentation at the 2007 Annual Meeting).
  • “Annual Report for Extended Studies at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for FY 2004,” Author, 28 pages, October 2004.
  • “Recommendations of the Extended Studies Review Panel,” Primary Author, 6 pages, December, 2003.
  • “A Report on the Status of Sources and Uses of Funding, Assessment of Student Achievement and Graduate Education,” (self-study for focused visit by a review committee for continuing accreditation by the Higher Education Commission of the North Central Association), Primary Author and Editor, 185 pages, January 2002 (identified by the NCA for display at the 2003 Annual Meeting).
  • “Academic Affairs FY2001 Budget Request,” Author, 40 pages, February 2001.
  • “Academic Affairs FY2000 Budget Request,” Author, 40 pages, April 2000.
  • “Preliminary Core Curriculum Proposal,” Editor, 10 pages, February 2000.
  • “University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Total Learning Environment Campus Implementation Plan,” Editor, 9 pages, February 1998.
  • “Academic Program Quality Review Report, Department of Political Science,” Author, 24 pages, January 1994.

Administrative Conferences (non-presenting)

  • American Association of Colleges and Universities, General Education and Assessment, New Orleans, LA, February 23-25, 2012.
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 8-12, 2011.
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities, General Education and Assessment 3.0: Next-Level Practices Now, Chicago, IL, March 3-5, 2011.
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, Consultant-Evaluator Training and Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 9-13, 2010.
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, Consultant-Evaluator Training and Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 17-21, 2009.
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, Consultant-Evaluator Training and Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 11-15, 2008.
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, Consultant-Evaluator Training and Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 20-23, 2007.
  • American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers Workshop on Enrollment Management, Boston, MA, February 28, 2007.
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities, Integrative Learning, Denver, CO, October 21-23, 2005.
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, Consultant-Evaluator Training, Chicago, IL, December 1-3, 2004.
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 27-30, 2004.
  • Association for Continuing Higher Education, Annual Conference, Charlottesville, VA, November 11-13, 2003.
  • National Center for Higher Education Management Systems Academic Management Institute, Boulder, CO, July 8-10, 2002.
  • Rocky Mountain Institute for Service Learning and Civic Engagement, Colorado Springs, CO, February 22-24, 2001.
  • Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 8-12, 2000.
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities, “Diversity and Learning: Identity, Community, and Intellectual Development,” Pittsburgh, PA, October 26-29, 2000.
  • University Leadership Institute, University of Colorado, Beaver Creek, CO, July 2000.
  • CAPS Annual Assessment Conference, Terre Haute, IN, April 28-May 1, 2000.
  • ICPSR Organizational Representative Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, October 14-16, 1999.
  • CCAS Chairs Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, July 29-31, 1999.
  • University Leadership Institute, University of Colorado, Keystone, CO, July 1999.
  • University of Colorado System Diversity Summit, Denver, CO, March 31, 1999.
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities, "Summer Institute on Collaborative Leadership for Academic Change," Burlington, Vermont, July 15-19, 1998.
  • University Leadership Institute, University of Colorado, Keystone, CO, July 1998
  • North Central Conference on Summer Schools, Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 11-13, 1998
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities, "Discovering What Works in General Education," Tampa, Florida, February 12-14, 1998.
  • University Leadership Institute, University of Colorado, Keystone, CO, July 1997.
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, Denver, Colorado, October, 1996 (Co-host).
  • American Political Science Association Chairs Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 1995.

Awards

  • Committee on Research and Creative Work grant, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1995.
  • Professor of the Year1992, presented by the Panhellenic Council, University of Miami, 1992.
  • James W. MacLamore Summer Award in Business and the Social Sciences, University of Miami, 1992.
  • School of Business Administration Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Miami, 1989.
  • Corporate Affiliates Summer Research Grant, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 1989.
  • Max Orovitz Summer Award in Business and the Social Sciences, University of Miami, 1988.
  • Corporate Affiliates Summer Research Grant, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 1987.
  • University Fellow, University of Texas at Austin, 1985-86.
  • Austin Scholar, Austin College, 1975-1979.
  • National Merit Scholar, Austin College, 1975.

External Service

  • Consultant-Evaluator, Higher Learning Commission, 2005-
  • Kids Voting Colorado Springs, Chair of Steering Committee, 2001-3; Chair of Election Day Logistics, 1998-2001; Member of Steering Committee, 1996-98.
  • Sustainable Economy Task Force, City of Colorado Springs, 1999.
  • Workforce Development Initiative, Subcommittee on Data, 1998.

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • “A Tale of Three Variables: Exploring the Impact of Alternative Measures of Presidential Approval on Congressional Voting.” With Daniel E. Ponder.  Forthcoming in Congress and the Presidency 32: 157-69 (Autumn 2006).
  • “Social Capital and Governmental Performance.” With John C. Pierce and Nicholas P. Lovrich.  Public Performance and Management Review 25: 381-97 (June 2002).
  • “The Impact of Information Differences on Voter Choices in Congressional Elections.” Political Chronicle 12: 18-32 (Spring 2000).
  • “Casework, Issue Positions, and Voting in Congressional Elections: A District Analysis.” With George Serra.  Journal of Politics 56: 200-13 (February 1994).
  • “Citizen Contacts with Legislative and Bureaucratic Officials.” With George Serra and Jonathan West.  Political Research Quarterly 46 (December 1993).
  • “Information Effects on the Determinants of Electoral Choice in Presidential Elections, 1972-1988.” Southeastern Political Review 21: 365-88 (Spring 1993).
  • “Sometimes You Get What You Need: Information-Gathering and Electoral Choice.” Southeastern Political Review 21: 23-38 (Winter 1993).
  • “What You Use Still Depends on What You Have: Information Effects in Presidential Elections 1972-1988.” American Politics Quarterly 20: 427-441 (October 1992).
  • “The Determinants of Turnout in Presidential Elections: An Integrative Model Accounting for Choice.” Political Behavior 14: 123-40 (June 1992).
  • “Electoral Coalitions and Institutional Stability: The Case of Metropolitan Reform in Dade County, Florida.” With Allen Bronson Brierly.  Journal of Politics 53: 701-19 (August 1991).
  • “Hispanic Attitudes Toward Reform in Greater Miami.” With Allen Bronson Brierly.  Florida Policy Review 5: 15-19 (Winter 1990).
  • “What You Use Depends on What You Have: Information Effects on the Determinants of Electoral Choice.” American Politics Quarterly 18: 3-24 (January 1990).

Research Notes Published in Refereed Journals

  • “Political Culture in the Urban West: Is it really Different?” With John C. Pierce and Nicholas P. Lovrich.  State and Local Government Review 33: 195-201 (Fall 2001).
  • “Political Culture in Canada and the United States.” With John C. Pierce and Nicholas P. Lovrich.  Social Science Quarterly 81: 826-36 (September 2000).

Chapters

  • “Ethnic Differences in Greater Miami.” With Allen Bronson Brierly in Reapportionment and Representation in Florida: A Historical Collection. Susan A. MacManus, ed. (Intrabay Innovation Institute, Tampa, Florida, 1992).

Other Publications

  • “Citizen Attitudes in Colorado Springs.” With Melissa Burch.  The Research Center at GSPA (February 1997).
  • Book review of Who Runs for Congress by Thomas A. Kazee (ed.), and Congressional Elections by Paul S. Herrnson.  Journal of Politics 58 (February 1996).