John Eshelman, PhD

PhD, University of Washington
MA, Economics, University of Washington
BSBA, Business Administration, Harding College

Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics

Personal Bio

John Eshelman served as provost or as executive vice president at Seattle University from 1987-2008. He will be returning to teaching at Albers in fall, 2009. He is the commissioner of the Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the regional accrediting body for California and the islands, 2006 - current. He is also a trustee of the Fulcrum Foundation, the archdiocesan foundation supporting Catholic schools in the Seattle archdiocese.

  • Provost Emeritus


  • 1999 Faculty Teaching Award
  • 1999 Undergraduate Professor of the Year