Patrick D. Fountain


S.C. Boswell Endowed Professor,

Pat Fountain earned his BS in Business Administration from ECU in 1980. He holds masters degrees in Regional Science from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and in Human Relations and Supervision (Organizational Psychology) from Louisiana Tech University. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration Degree from Louisiana Tech University. His professional experience is mainly in the area of Public Relations including having been employed at ECU as Sports Information Director; at Murray State College as the Outreach Coordinator; and by the United States Information Agency at the USA Pavilion at a World’s Fair in Australia. Dr. Fountain is a past President of the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators, the Collegiate Guidance Network of Oklahoma and the Ada Rotary Club. He has been recognized as Oklahoma’s Civic Engagement Professional of the Year and as the Outstanding Marketing Teacher of the Year by the Ass ociation of Collegiate Marketing Educators. He is a former Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar and a past recipient of the ECU Teaching Excellence Award. He has spent over four years of his life in Australia and a great deal of time in the Fiji Islands, the home country of his wife Usha. He also spent six weeks as a Visiting Professor at the American University in Paris. He and his family have hosted a number of exchange students and visitors to Ada from all over the world.