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Brian F. Hamluk, Ed.D


Adjunct Faculty

Programs/Classes Taught:

Higher Education Leadership program: 

  • HED 600: Higher Education in the United States
  • HED 620: Leadership and Governance in Higher Education
  • HED 624: Finance and Budgeting in Higher Education

Areas of Expertise:

Student Affairs and Student Service Delivery

Budget and Finance

Leadership and Governance


Brian Hamluk joined National Louis University in 2016 as an adjunct faculty member after 20 years of experience working in Higher Education at Syracuse University, The George Washington University, and the University of Pittsburgh.  His past experiences include administrative positions and responsibilities in student affairs, student discipline, student retention, community relations, intercollegiate athletics and intramurals/recreation, business operations, human resources, legal issues, and more.  Currently, he serves as the Director of Administration for the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.

Hamluk has delivered over 30 national presentations at numerous conferences including NASPA: Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education, ACPA: College Student Educators International, National Association for Campus Activities, Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience, the United States Department of Education’s National Conference on Alcohol and other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education, and the

Association for Student Conduct Administration, among others. 

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, and is an avid sports fan, particularly college sports.  He also enjoys to travel the United States, making frequent visits to college campuses across the country. 


Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration
The George Washington University

Master of Arts in Education and Human Development 
The George Washington University 
Master of Tourism Administration in Sports Management                                           
The George Washington University 
Master of Science in Cultural Foundations of Education                                 
Syracuse University
Bachelor of Science in Physical and Health Education                                      
St. Bonaventure University

Research and Interests:

  • Higher Education Leadership 
  • Student Affairs Services 
  • Student Leadership 
  • Student Development 
  • Mentoring

Contact Information:

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    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

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