Here you can learn about our Contact Details, the Goals that motivate us, our Administration and Faculty, our Registration, License & Path to Accreditation, and some legally required Policies & Disclosures.
Global Leadership University
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 1500
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
Global Leadership University was founded in 2015 to accomplish 3 goals:
Solve the challenge of providing innovative and affordable graduate degrees to busy people around the world.
Simplify the complex crafts of entrepreneurship and business management so that ordinary people can begin to master them.
Equip aspiring business leaders to accomplish multiple bottom line priorities in multicultural environments.
Dr. Dale Hutchcraft
Ph.D. in Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship, 2009, Regent University
M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2001, Crown College
B.A. in Pastoral Ministry, 1976, Northwestern College
Served as a Program Director and Professor for the College of Adult Graduate Studies at the University of Northwestern of St. Paul, overseeing the undergraduate Business program and the Masters in Organizational Leadership program.
Ph.D. in Business Administration, 2007, Trident University International
MBA in Cross-Cultural Adjustment, 2001, Indiana Wesleyan University
B. A. in Music Education, 1990, Northern Illinois University
26 years of experience as an entrepreneurial business owner, professor, lecturer, teacher, and business consultant on four continents
Ph.D. in Global Leadership, 2010, Andrews University
D.Lit. in Humanities (Honorary), 1990, Grand Canyon University
M.A. in Cross Cultural Studies, 1973, Fuller Graduate School
B.A. in Sociology, 1967, Baylor University
Teaching experience at multiple universities on four continents
Certified Public Accountant, 2010, State of Alabama
Masters of Accountancy, 2009, Samford University
BS in Business Administration, 2008, Samford University
8 years of experience as financial auditor, tax consultant, finance manager, and accounting consultant for businesses located mostly in the US and Middle East
MBA in Operations and Logistics, 1994, The Ohio State University
Graduate studies in Communication, 1983-1985, The Ohio State University
BA in Linguistics, 1983, The Ohio State University
24 years of business consulting experience, 17 years of entrepreneurial experience on two continents
Required Minnesota Registration Disclosure
Global Leadership University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
Our University License
Global Leadership University is licensed by the State of Minnesota to operate a university and grant graduate degrees.
Disclosure of GLU Accreditation Status
Global Leadership University is not an accredited educational institution. Credits earned at GLU while GLU is not accredited will not transfer to other accredited institutions. Global Leadership University intends to pursue accreditation as soon as we are permitted to do so. GLU is not eligible to apply for accreditation until after we have graduated our first MBA cohort. Students may graduate prior to GLU receiving accreditation.
Our Path Toward Accreditation
Global Leadership University will pursue accreditation by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) as soon as we are permitted to do so, which is after we have graduated our first MBA cohort in 2018.
University policy is continually being reexamined to reflect the needs and values of the community. Global Leadership University reserves the right to change, without notice, any statement concerning, but not limited to, rules, policies, tuition, fees, faculty, curriculum, and courses. The policies and statements listed in the GLU Catalog and Student Handbook are not an irrevocable contract.
The GLU Catalog and Student Handbook are subject to change during the school year. If substantive changes are made, students will be notified in writing.
Global Leadership University students are responsible to know and follow all of the policies, procedures, and content listed in the GLU Catalog and Student Handbook, which are located on Global Leadership University website. While Global Leadership University provides academic advisors and resources to assist students, the ultimate responsibility for meeting program requirements rests with the student.
Global Leadership University does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices against any person for any reason, including race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, political affiliation, or disability. This policy is applicable to all faculty, staff, and students without regard to geographical location.
Global Leadership University requires its faculty, staff, and students to comply with the United States Copyright Act – www.copyright.gov/laws/. The purpose of this policy is to assure that intellectual property rights of the creators of original works are protected and to protect the University, its employees, and students from sanctions and penalties, occasioned by copyright violators.
Disclosure of Student Information (FERPA)
Global Leadership University conforms to the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended. FERPA sets out requirements for the protection of student privacy. It deals specifically with the education records of students, affording them certain rights with respect to those records. Students are annually notified of their detailed rights under “Annual Notification of FERPA Student Rights” in the GLU Student Handbook.