Linda Duke

Assistant Professor, Marketing & Business


Areas of Expertise:

  • Business Communications
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Retail Management


  • Currently pursuing Doctorate of Management at Webster University in St. Louis, Mo.
  • MBA, William Woods University, 1999
  • BA, Business Administration with Marketing emphasis, Columbia College, 1989
  • AA, Columbia College, Columbia, 1988

Professional Achievements:

  • Instructor of Marketing, William Woods University, 2007-present
  • Instructor of Marketing (adjunct) at Columbia College, 2005-present
  • Consulting on Business Writing and Communications and Human Resources implementation- Gumdrop Books Inc., Bank of Cainesville, personal clients 2001-present
  • Instructor at Moberly Area Community College, 2005-2007
  • Instructor at Northwest Missouri State University, 2001-2005
  • Instructor at Premium Standard Farms for manager training
  • Twelve plus years of corporate experience for various companies

Honors and/or awards:

  • Featured in the national DECA magazine and online as a leading Advisor, 2009
  • Appointed to manage the entire state of Missouri competitive events at national DECA in Anaheim, California, 2009
  • Appointed to state of Missouri DECA mentor advisor for new DECA advisor, 2009
  • Appointed to the National DECA advisor board in Reston, VA, 2009
  • Awarded Most Inspirational Faculty, Northwest Missouri State University, 2003
  • Chair of the Academic Dishonesty Council, Northwest Missouri State University, 2003-2005