Dr. Paul Rux and his wife, Jane, live in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. It is twenty-one miles from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Jane is an expert Norwegian folk artist. Her professional website is www.rosemal.net.
They have four grown children and four grandchildren.
Dr. Rux earned three degrees from the University of Wisconsin - Madison: Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, M.A.L.S in Library Science & Information Studies, and B.A. in History.
The title of his Ph.D. dissertation is Benchmarking Total Quality Management Databasesfor Higher Education.
Dr. Rux was a Graduate Fellow at the University of Toronto and earned a M.A. in Educational Theory there.
He was a Special One-Year Student in the Honours School of History and Political Science of the University of Dublin.
Dr. Rux has earned these professional licenses:
School District Administrator (New York State)
School Principal (State of New Jersey)
K-12 Library / IMC Director and 7-12 Social Studies Teacher (State of Illinois)
Type B History and English Teacher (Province of Ontario, Canada)
Type A Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction Administrator (Province of Ontario, Canada)
AdvancED Certified Quality Assurance Review Chair (North Central Association)
Certificate of Completion, Workplace Harrassment Prevention: Faculty & Staff
CITI Certification in Human Research Ethics
AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Dr. Rux is active with and serves on the Board of Directors and Foundation Board of the Madison (WI) West Rotary Club (www.madisonwestrotary.org) and chairs the Vocational Service outreach team.
Dr. Rux has won awards from the Wisconsin State Senate, Governor of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association for his imaginative information technology planning work.
The Wisconsin State Public Service Commission appointed Dr. Rux to its Universal Service Fund Council, 1996-2004. The Council awards over $6 million yearly in statewide telecommunication equity grants.
Dr. Rux has served as a judge and planner for the Wisconsin Business Ethics Award sponsored by the Society of Financial Service Professionals.
Dr. Rux was a member of the State Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), 2000=2015. He was also a state judge for its annual $1,000 scholarship awards for youth entrepreneurs.
Dr. Rux has presented national and state convention workshops for groups like the International Engineering Consortium, Association of Institutional Researchers of the Upper Midwest, World Future Society, and Wisconsin Association of Meeting Planners.
Dr. Rux has also presented workshops for colleges and universities like Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, and the University of Wisconsin - Platteville.
Dr. Rux is listed in:
Who's Who in America
Dr. Rux is active in the following professional groups:
Business Intelligence Board of Chief Learning Officer Magazine(www.clomedia.com )
Dr. Rux has designed and taught graduate and undergraduate courses and curriculum - onsite and online - on Management and Information Technology for Marquette University, Lakeland College Online, Keller Graduate School of Management, Silver Lake College, Upper Iowa University, Concordia University Wisconsin, and Trident University.
Dr. Rux's teaching focus now is at the doctoral level.
He has taught research methods and courses to online Doctor of Business Administration students for Jones International University, 2008-2014.
He now teaches doctoral students for Concordia University - Portland - Online.
Dr. Rux is a Professional Member of the World Future Society. Its members are experts in strategic foresight and trend forecasting.
In 2014, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin cable TV did a half-hour interview with Dr. Rux about his work as a professional "Futurist."
In 2013, Southwest Wisconsin Technical College hired Dr. Rux to craft a $10,000 business plan to create a Future Studies Institute.
In 2013, Dr. Rux was guest speaker on Future Studies for the Mt. Horeb, WI Rotary Club.
In 2013, Dr. Rux was guest speaker on Future Studies for the Inverness, FL Rotary Club.
In 2012, Dr. Rux was guest speaker on applying Future Studies to politics for the state convention of the Libertarian Party of Wisconsin.
In 2009, Dr. Rux studied with Dr. Peter Bishop, founder and director of the graduate Future Studies program at the University of Houston.
In 2009, Dr. Rux designed and taught (2008-2014) a doctoral level course on Trend Forecasting, also known as Future Studies and Strategic Foresight.