Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Certificate, Management Development Program
Doctor of Education, Educational Administration, Higher Education Specialization
Master of Education, Educational Administration, Higher Education Specialization
St. John’s University
Master of Arts, Sociology
Artium Baccalaureus, Anthropology and Sociology
Before coming to Northeastern, Dr. Williams was the Director of Student Success Initiatives at Community College of Philadelphia. Prior to that, Dr. Williams was the Coordinator for First-Year Student Programs at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Some other roles include being a reviewer for the Journal of College and Character, as well as participating as an editorial board member of the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. He also currently serves as the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Region IV-E Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Knowledge Community representative and has held a leadership role in the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Dr. Williams has an earned Doctorate and Masters in Higher Education Administration from Temple University and more than 5 years of teaching experience at four- and two-year institutions. He has published and presented nationally and internationally on topics such as: student access, educational equity, student retention and academic success, strategic planning and policy reformation, and academic and student affairs collaborations.
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