Professor of Entrepreneurship | School of Information Studies | Whitman School of Management | former Provost for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
316 Hinds Hall
Bruce Kingma is a leading educator and researcher in entrepreneurship, economic development, online education, and the economics of information, library science, and nonprofit management. He has held academic appointments at Syracuse University, the University of Texas at El Paso, Victoria University of Wellington, The University of British Columbia, Case Western Reserve University, The University at Albany, and Texas A&M University. Professor Kingma has a joint appoint in the School of Information Studies and the Whitman School of Management. He previously served as the Provost for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Provost Kingma transformed entrepreneurship education at Syracuse University to focus on helping students, veterans, faculty, and community members start ventures. The “Syracuse Model” of entrepreneurship education increased enrollments in entrepreneurships courses 3.5x to over 7,500 annually; raised over $30m in funding; and resulted in over 100 new student ventures every year. Professor Kingma also led the campus Scholarship in Action initiatives connecting the campus to the community in economic development, the JP Morgan Chase Partnership ($30m), and started WISE education—a consortium of 15 universities across the globe that partner in online education.
Professor Kingma has received the Deshpande Foundation Award for Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entrepreneurship, The Leavey Award for Excellence in Free Enterprise Education from the Freedoms Foundation, The Community Entrepreneurial Leadership Award from Syracuse University, The Excellence in Distance Education Award from the American Distance Education Consortium, and the Excellence in Online Education from the Sloan Foundation.
Professor Kingma has a PhD in economics from the University of Rochester and a BA in economics from the University of Chicago. His research includes publications on the economics of information, libraries, and technology; entrepreneurship; and online education.
“University-wide Entrepreneurship Education.” Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth. Edited by Sherry Hoskinson and Donald Kuratko. (2014) (with Natalie Antal, Duncan Moore, and Deborah Streeter)
“Creating a Dynamic Campus-Community Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Key Characteristics of Success.”Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth: Academic Entrepreneurship, Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Edited by Andrew C Corbett, Jerome A Katz, and Donald S Siegel. (2014).
“Religion, Entrepreneurship, Income and Employment.” International Journal of Social Sciences and Management. Vol. 1: 1 (2014). (with Ryan Yeung)
“Lib-Value: Values, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries, Phase III: ROI of the Syracuse University Library.” College & Research Libraries (forthcoming 2014). (with Kathleen McClure)
“The Kauffman Campuses Initiative Impact in Central New York: Building the Campus-Community Entrepreneurial Ecosystem through Scholarship in Action.” Entrepreneurship Education Comes of Age on Campus. (2013). http://www.kauffman.org/uploadedfiles/KCI_Syracuse.pdf (with Nancy Cantor)
EDA University Center Summit for Supporting Student Startups. Syracuse, New York. (June 2012).
“Web-Based Information Science Education: Leveraging the Power of the Network to Re-Define the Global Classroom.” Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships: Concepts, Models and Practices. Edited by Melody Bowdon and Russell G. Carpenter. (2011) 164-181. IGI Global. (with Kathleen Schisa, Anne McKinney, Debbie Faires, Rae Anne Montague, Linda C. Smith, and Marianne Sterna)
“WISE Economics: ROI of Quality and Consortiums.” Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. Vol. 51:1 (2010): 43- (with Kathleen Schisa).
EDA University Center Summit for Supporting Student Startups. Edited. Syracuse, New
York. (June 2012).
Academic Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement. Edited. Northampton,
Massachusetts: Edward Elgar Publishing Inc. (August 2011).
“WISE Economics: ROI of Quality and Consortiums.” Journal of Education for Library
and Information Science. Vol. 51:1 (2010): 43- (with Kathleen Schisa).
“The Economics of Digital Access: The Early Canadiana Online Project.” Economics and
usage of digital libraries: byting the bullet. Edited by Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason
and Wendy Pradt Lougee (2008). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
“The Economics of Learner Centered Online Education.” World Library and Information
Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Council. (2008) http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla74/papers/163-Kingma_Schisa-en.pdf (with Kathleen Schisa)
“An Analysis of the Virtual Classroom: Does Size Matter? Do Residencies Make a
Difference? Should you Hire that Instructional Designer?” Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. Vol. 47:2 (2006): 127-143 (with Stacey Keefe).
Assessing Interlibrary Loan Document Delivery Services. With Mary Jackson, Tom
Delany. Washington, D.C.: Association of Research Libraries (2004).
The Economics of Information: A Guide to Economics and Cost-Benefit Analysis for
Information Professionals. Second Edition. Englewood, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, Inc. (January 2001).
"An Accurate Measurement of the Crowd Out Effect, Income Effect and Price Effect for
Charitable Contributions." Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 97:5 (October 1989): 1197-1207.
Information Reporting and Presentation (IST444)
Effective Collaboration in a Globally Distributed Environment (GET234)
Entrepreneurial Leadership (EEE400)
Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (EEE110)
Professor Kingma has started two for-profit ventures--Kingma Inc, a consulting and interior design business, and Syracuse Ideas Inc, a for-profit subsidiary of Syracuse University. He has also started two nonprofit ventures.
|Fall 2017||IST466||M001||Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech|
|Fall 2017||IST344||M004||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Fall 2017||IST344||M001||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Spring 2018||IST466||M002||Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech|
|Spring 2018||IST344||M004||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Spring 2018||IST344||M010||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Fall 2016||IST444||M004||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Fall 2016||IST444||M001||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Spring 2017||IST444||M004||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Spring 2017||IST444||M010||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Fall 2015||IST444||M004||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Fall 2015||GET234||M001||Eff Collab in a Dist Ent|
|Fall 2015||GET234||M002||Eff Collab in a Dist Ent|
|Fall 2015||IST444||M011||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Fall 2015||IST101||M005||Freshman Forum|
|Spring 2016||GET234||M001||Eff Collab in a Dist Ent|
|Spring 2016||IST600||M805||Global Sandbox|
|Spring 2016||GET490||M001||Independent Study|
|Spring 2016||GET490||M003||Independent Study|
|Fall 2014||IST444||M004||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Fall 2014||IST444||M011||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Spring 2015||GET234||M001||Eff Collab in a Dist Ent|
|Spring 2015||IST444||M008||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Spring 2015||IST444||M001||Info Reporting & Presentation|
|Spring 2015||GET234||M002||Eff Collab in a Dist Ent|
|Fall 2006||IST971||M001||Internship in Info Studies|
|Fall 2006||IST971||M002||Internship in Info Studies|
|Fall 2006||IST810||M016||Practicum in Research|
|Fall 2006||IST840||M016||Practicum in Teaching|
|Spring 2007||IST971||M001||Internship in Info Studies|
|Spring 2007||IST971||M002||Internship in Info Studies|
|Spring 2007||IST600||M004||WISE Libraries|
|Fall 2005||IST971||M001||Internship in Info Studies|
|Fall 2005||IST971||M002||Internship in Info Studies|
|Fall 2005||IST810||M016||Practicum in Research|
|Fall 2005||IST840||M016||Practicum in Teaching|
|Fall 2005||IST971||M003||Internship in Info Studies|
|Fall 2005||IST971||M004||Internship in Info Studies|
|Spring 2006||IST810||M016||Practicum in Research|
|Spring 2006||IST840||M016||Practicum in Teaching|
|Spring 2006||IST971||M001||Internship in Info Studies|
|Spring 2006||IST971||M002||Internship in Info Studies|
|Spring 2006||IST971||M003||Internship in Info Studies|
|Spring 2006||IST971||M004||Internship in Info Studies|