Dr Steve Williams
Industrial Technology, Eastern Illinois
B.S., Business Administration, University of the State of New York
M.A/ED, Educational Administration, Central Michigan
MSM, Human Resources Management, Houston Baptist
D.B.A., Management & Marketing, Nova Southeastern
Dr. Williams has been
involved in education (both ground and online) for over 30 years. He has also served as both online and
accreditation consultant for a great number of universities and colleges around
the United States.
Currently he is a professor of marketing and management in the College of Business
Administration teaching at Harding
University in Searcy, Arkansas.
He has designed MBA programs for several USA-based Universities, and his latest
activities involved helping the University
of Liverpool in the design and
implementation of an online MBA program for the United
Kingdom and Europe.
He served as Head of the Business Department at Michigan
(now Rochester College)
in Rochester Hills, Michigan from 1991-1993. He then moved to Flint,
Michigan where he served as Dean of the Graduate School,
and then President of the Center for Graduate Studies at Baker College
from 1993-1997, and concurrently as President of Baker College Online. He
was the founding editor of the Journal of Leadership Studies, and served
as Director of Graduate Studies for the College of Business
Administration at Harding from 1997-2003.
He has taught at many USA institutions, including Park College, Golden Gate
University, Maricopa Community College, Waylon Baptist University, the
University of LaVerne, Rio Salado Community College,
Nipissing University College (Ontario), the School of Applied Aerospace
Sciences (USAF), Houston Baptist University, University of Alaska, Embry-Riddle
Aeronautical University, the University of Phoenix, and Baker College. He holds a lifetime teaching certification in
the Arizona Community College system.
Dr. Williams owns and
operates New World Educational Technologies group, a consulting firm for online
education and Willco Enterprises, a consulting
organization for strategic planning and academic accreditation. He is the founding president of the National
Association of Indians Without Status and has served
as its president since 1993. He came to Harding University in the fall of 1997.
Dr. Williams retired from
the U.S. Air Force in 1991 after 21 years of active duty (about half of those
as enlisted; and transitioning to OTS and a becoming a commissioned officer in
July of 1980. He was stationed at a
variety of bases, including Keesler AFB, MS; Reese AFB TX; Lackland AFB TX;
Sheppard AFB TX; Randolph AFB TX; Williams AFB AZ; and Chanute AFB IL; with
overseas assignments at Elmendorf AFB AK; RAF Alconbury UK; and Canadian Forces
Base North Bay, Ontario. He served in Vietnam and in
Desert Shield prior to retirement in 1991.