Bennie J. Wilson III, Ed.D.
College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Director of Learning Assessment, Office of the Dean
Director of Online Writing Lab, Department of Management
Senior Lecturer, Department of Management
College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249-0634
Phone: (210) 458-7525
Fax: (210) 458-4308
Web Site: http://faculty.business.utsa.edu/bjwilson
• Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (1979)
• MBA, Behavioral Science, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, The
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (1969)
• B.S. (with honors), Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, San Jose State College, San
Jose, California (1965)
Additional Academic Preparation
• Fellowship, Executive Program for Senior Officials in National Security, The John F. Kennedy
School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1990)
• The National War College, National Defense University, Washington, D.C. (1983)
• Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Montgomery, Alabama (1978)
Other Training, Credentials & Certifications
• Leadership San Antonio XXVIII, The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and The San
Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (2002 – 2003)
• Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Certification Institute, Society for Human
Resource Management (1996 - 2002)
• City of San Antonio Municipal Leadership Institute, San Antonio, Texas (1998)
• Corporate Trainer Certification, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas (1997)
• Lifetime Credentials, State of California, as Community College Chief Administrative Officer,
Supervisor and Instructor. (1980)
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Higher Education Administration
• Director of Student Learning Assessment, Office of the Dean, College of Business, the
University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), San Antonio, Texas (2005 – present). Provide
leadership in working with department chairs and faculty in developing and maintaining an
imbedded process within each College of Business academic program to assess whether learning
is taking place in the classroom, and to provide a basis for improving student learning across all
business disciplines. These processes are vital to obtaining and retaining academic accreditation
by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), and the
European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) by the European Foundation for Management
Development (EFMD). Additional responsibility: Coordinator for Crisis Communication
• Director, Online Writing Lab (OWL), Department of Management, College of Business,
UTSA, San Antonio, Texas (2005 – present). Manage the staff, process, and content of the
department's online business writing and English grammar lab, providing College of Business
faculty and students a valuable tool for assessing and improving these student skills. Made
operational a “Chinese OWL,” an English OWL which permits Chinese international students at
UTSA to get supplemental instruction of English language concepts in Mandarin.
• Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Business, UTSA, San Antonio, Texas
(2001 – 2004). Provide executive leadership in support of academic programs and students,
particularly at the undergraduate level, including advising, orientation, mentoring, student
development, recruitment, retention initiatives, and implementation and assessment of enrollment
management initiatives. Oversee the implementation and continuing management of newly
developed College of Business admission and retention policies affecting undergraduates.
Provide leadership for College professional development programs for students, including
directly supervise the assistant dean for undergraduate professional development, providing direct
contact with the local, State, national, and international business communities in obtaining
internships and post-graduation professional positions for students. Actively motivate and
coordinate the faculty and staff in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
(AACSB International) accreditation maintenance activities. Provide senior level management of
Office of the Dean staff functions. Responsible for seeing that college operations are efficient,
assets are safeguarded, reliable data is maintained, and applicable laws, regulations, policies and
procedures are followed. Member of the College of Business Management Team, the College of
Business Undergraduate Programs Committee, and numerous University committees, including
the UTSA Athletic Council, the Council of Associate Deans, the Affirmative Action & Diversity
Committee, and co-chair of the Fall Convocation Committee.
• Interim Commandant/Vice Commandant, the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT),
Dayton, Ohio (1994 - 1995). Interim President and Vice President of a graduate university
accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Provided leadership in
planning and directing resident graduate and doctoral degree programs in engineering and
acquisition management, and resident professional continuing education programs in civil
engineering and in logistics systems. Administered annual budget of $90 million and provided
leadership to more than 600 members of the faculty and staff.
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• Dean, Civilian Institutions Programs, The Air Force Institute of Technology, (1992 – 1994),
managing the educational programs of over 3,000 graduate, Ph.D., law and medical students at
more than 400 universities and hospitals worldwide. Managed an annual budget of more than
• Chief, Training and Education Division, Air University, Montgomery, Alabama (1974 – 1977).
Senior administrator developing plans, policies, and budgets for professional continuing
education and training programs. Command Test Control Officer overseeing 155 personnel
testing accounts throughout the United States. Provided command oversight for the elementary
and secondary schools operated by the Department of Education. Negotiated an agreement with
Auburn University to provide doctoral programs for the faculty and staff of the Air Force’s Air
Teaching & Research Fellowships
• Senior Lecturer in Management, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) (1999 –
present). Teach upper division undergraduate courses in management, and perform duties as
curriculum coordinator for course on business communication and professional development.
• Adjunct Lecturer, the University of Texas at San Antonio (1998 – 1999). Taught upper division
courses in business communication and in human resources.
• Senior Research Fellow, the National Defense University, Washington, D.C. (1982 – 1983).
One-year fellowship researching national security issues resulting in the publication of an
anthology of 15 original and previously published articles, chapters and papers (three of which I
co-authored), on the national security implementations of the missions, roles and organizations of
the military reserves and the National Guard.
• Visiting Lecturer of Graduate Management & Organizational Behavior, George Mason
University, Fairfax, Virginia (1981 – 1982). Taught graduate courses in organizational behavior.
• Adjunct Professor of Management & Social Science, Park College, Parkville, Missouri (1980 –
1982). Taught undergraduate courses in business law and in small business administration.
• Adjunct Instructor of Business Management, The University of Maryland, College Park,
Maryland, Far East Division (1969 – 1970) and European Division (1972 – 1973). Taught
undergraduate courses in business management.
Other Professional Work Experience
• General Manager & Director of Training, San Antonio Operations, Lucent Technologies
Technical Services Co., Inc., San Antonio, Texas (1997 – 1998). Executive in charge of local
office of a major leader in the telecommunications industry, providing over $4.2 million in annual
sales of computer training and services, including networking and systems administration and
• Project Site Manager, Kelly AFB, Lucent Technologies Technical Services Co., Inc., San
Antonio, Texas (1997). Program manager for the Mission Support Contract with the U.S. Air
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Force in support of the economic privatization and revitalization of Kelly Air Force Base.
Provided highly qualified human resources on a short-notice basis in such functional areas as
information management, logistics and aircraft maintenance, engineering and environmental
management, and manpower and organization.
• Director of Human Resource Development, Assistant Director of Human Resources &
member of the Executive Committee, San Antonio State Hospital, San Antonio, Texas (1996 –
1997). Responsible for the professional development of more than 1200 employees. Engaged in
human resource policy formulation and strategic planning.
• Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel & Administration, United States Forces, Korea (1990 –
1992). Corporate vice president of human resource management for all United States Armed
Forces in the Republic of Korea—approximately 40,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines and
their families. Directed a 100-person joint headquarters human resources management staff, and
a 50-member combined American-Korean personnel staff in support of United Nations missions.
Managed an annual operating budget of over $186 million and was accountable for over $1.3
billion in real property, equipment, and vehicles.
• Vice Commander, United States Military Entrance Processing Command, North Chicago,
Illinois (1988 – 1990). Corporate leadership of a unique joint military service organization
responsible for the control and guidance of 73 subordinate organizations in the aptitude, medical,
and background evaluation and processing of over one million applicants for military service
annually. Directly supervised such staff functions as strategic planning, human resources,
systems management, comptroller, public relations, facility management, and auditing and quality
• Director of Testing, United States Military Entrance Processing Command, North Chicago,
Illinois (1986 – 1988). Operations executive for the $25 million Department of Defense (DOD)
human resource recruitment and testing program. Formulated national policies affecting the
aptitude evaluation of over one million individuals annually who desired enlistment into one of
the five U.S. Armed Services. Managed the DOD Student Testing Program, involving the
administration of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) annually to 1.2
million high school and vocational school students in the United States and overseas.
• Deputy Base Commander, Edwards Air Force Base, California (1985 – 1986). Corporate
leadership of over 1,000 employees in support of 49 other organizations committed to the mission
of testing new combat aircraft. Controlled a 300,000-acre military installation containing over
$2.5 billion in assets. Administered annual budget of over $16 million in the management of
such community functions as police, human resource management, transportation, recreation,
dining, housing, and social support for more than 25,000 people. Concurrent duty as On-scene
Commander for NASA Space Shuttle landing, leading over 300 security, rescue, medical and
fire-fighting personnel in support of the U.S. space program.
• Director of Personnel, Edwards Air Force Base, California (1983 – 1985). Senior HR director
and personnel advisor to the commanders of 50 Air Force organizations, affecting the HR and
education programs for more than 25,000 people. Managed an annual budget of over $7.4
million in operations and research and development fund, and controlled real property and
equipment valued in excess of $2.6 million.
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• Assistant Director, Pre-trained Individual Manpower Directorate, Office of the Secretary of
Defense, the Pentagon, Washington D.C. (1980 – 1982). Lead staff officer for the Secretary of
Defense on U.S. wartime supply, availability, and readiness of nearly 1.6 million Reserve military
personnel and Regular and Reserve military retirees. Developed and implemented DOD policies
regarding the management and mobilization of over 30 percent of our Nation’s military
manpower assets. Wrote and proposed legislation, passed by the U.S. Congress, to increase
mobilization manpower strength and to improve the peacetime management of Reserve military
• Assistant for Personnel Programs and Training, Office of the Chief of Air Force Reserve,
Department of the Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington D.C. (1978 - 1980). Formulated U.S.
Air Force policies and served as the Air Staff programming and requirements manager for
education and training programs affecting more than 146,000 Air Force Reservists. Air Staff
manager for over $18 million annually in appropriated funds. Speechwriter for the Chief of Air
Force Reserve for Congressional testimony regarding Reserve personnel strength authorizations.
Represented the Air Force Reserve on the Community College of the Air Force Advisory Panel.
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
• Business communications within multicultural contexts.
• Management and organization of pedagogy for large university classes.
• Human resources and labor relations in higher education and in industry.
• Wilson, Bennie J. III (ed.), The Guard and Reserve in the Total Force. The National University
Journal Articles (Refereed)
• (Work in progress) With Darling, John, and Victor Heller, “The Key to Effective Organizational
Development in Times of Socioeconomic Stress: A Case Focusing on Leadership Responses to
Communication Challenges. To be submitted to the Journal of Business Communication, March
• (Accepted for 2010 publication) With Darling, John, and Victor Heller, “Effective Management
Communication and Team-Building: A Case Focusing on a Key to Enhancement in a Sales
Organization,” Journal of Business Communication, accepted for 2010 publication.
• With Arnett, Dennis B., and C. Michael Wittmann, “Encouraging Future Helping Behaviors: The
Role of Student-Faculty Relationships in Higher Education Marketing,” Journal of Marketing for
Higher Education, Vol. 13, No. 1/2, 127 – 157 (2003).
• With Brouthers, Keith D., and Lance Eliot Brouthers, “Start-Up Versus Acquisition: Making the
Right Diversification Mode Choice,” Global Focus, Vol. 13, No. 1, 27 – 35 (2001).
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• With Holley, William H., and John S. Martin, “Effects of Faculty Unions on Administrators’
Attitudes Toward Issues in Higher Education,” Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public
Sector, Vol. 12(3), pp. 231 – 242, 1983.
• Engelage, James R., and Bennie J. Wilson III, “What Pretrained Individual Manpower Is and
How to Improve Its Management,” in The Anthropo Factor in Warfare: Conscripts, Volunteers,
and Reserves by Lee Austin (ed.). Mobilization Concepts Development Center, National Defense
• Wilson, Bennie J. III, and James R. Engelage, “Pretrained Individual Manpower: Albatross or
Phoenix?” in The Guard and Reserve in the Total Force by Bennie J. Wilson III (ed.). The
National University Press, 1985.
• Wilson, Bennie J. III, and Wilfred L. Ebel, “Equipping the Total Force: The Continuing Dialog,”
in The Guard and Reserve in the Total Force by Bennie J. Wilson III (ed.). The National
University Press, 1985.
• Wilson, Bennie J. III, and James L. Gould, “Mobilizing Guard and Reserve Forces,” in The
Guard and Reserve in the Total Force by Bennie J. Wilson III (ed.). The National University
• Wilson, Bennie J. III, "Cross-Cultural Marketing: Taking the Time to Communicate Differently,"
in International Trade Times. University of Texas at San Antonio International Trade Center,
Vol. 2, Issue 9, September 7, 2003.
• Wilson, Bennie J. III, and James R. Engelage, “IRR Availability: A Matter of Motivation,” in
Reserve Manpower, Personnel, and Training Research: Proceedings of a Workshop, H. Wallace
Sinaiko and Kenneth J. Coffey (eds.). Office of Chief of Naval Research, 1986.
• Wilson, Bennie J. III, “Education’s First Imperative,” in Black Issues in Higher Education. Cox,
Matthews & Associates, Inc., April 7, 1994.
SEMINAR/INSTITUTE/CONFERENCE PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS
• “Cross-Cultural Communications: Dialogs on Muslim and Judo-Christian Similarities and
Differences,” a series of meetings and discussions in Turkey, sponsored by the Institute of
Interfaith Dialog, May 21 – May 31, 2006.
• "Evaluating Student Oral presentations," workshop presented to the UTSA faculty under
sponsorship of the UTSA Teaching and Learning Center, November 2003.
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• “Cross-Cultural Communications,” seminar presented at the First Annual Hispanic Professional
Leadership Day Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, sponsored by UTSA, the National Society of
Hispanic MBAs, and the H.E. Butt Grocery Company, June 2001.
• “Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) Availability: A Matter of Motivation,” paper presented with
James R. Engelage at the National Workshop on Reserve Manpower, Personnel, and Training
Research, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, sponsored by the Smithsonian
Institution and the Office of the Chief of Naval Research, June 1986.
Ph.D. Dissertation Committees
• Cortez Dial, Virginia State University, “An examination of the effect of Athletic Participation on
the Academic Performance of Student-Athletes at NCAA Division II Institutions with Successful
Athletic and Academic Programs: A Case Study,” in pursuit of the Ed.D., Chairperson: Dr.
Douglas Fiore. (2009 – Present)
• Michael Savana, Touro University International, “The effects on learning and cognitive load
resulting from single and multiple representations of information and variations in learning goal
specificity in a computer-based hypermedia environment,” in pursuit of Ph.D. in Educational
Leadership with concentration in electronic learning,” Chairperson: Dr. Jennifer Lewinson. Mr.
Savana’s dissertation was approved and he was subsequently awarded his Ph.D. (2006 – 2009)
• Mavis Washington, Touro University International, “Detecting Bias in the Administration of
Performance Appraisals,” in pursuit of Ph.D. in Business, Chairperson: Dr. Alan Flaschner.
Dissertation accepted; Ph.D. awarded. Ms. Washington’s dissertation was approved and she was
subsequently awarded her Ph.D. (2006 – 2009)
Undergraduate Honors Thesis Committees
John Martinez, Honors College, UTSA, Advisor (2006)
Deane Hainline, Honors College, UTSA, Advisor (2006)
Karyna Soldatova, Honors College, UTSA, Reader (2004 – 2005)
Service to the University
• Faculty Senator, Faculty Senate, UTSA (2009 – 2012)
• Faculty Senate Academic Policy and Requirements Committee, UTSA (2008 – 2012)
Chair (2009 – present)
• Advisory Council, Nonprofit Initiatives and American Humanics Programs, UTSA (2008 – 2009)
Member, Public Relations committee (2008 – 2009)
• SACS/COC Reaffirmation Compliance Audit Team, University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
(2007 – present)
• Faculty Senate Academic Policy and Requirements Committee, UTSA (2006 – 2007)
• Committee to Suggest Revisions to Graduating Student Survey, UTSA (2006 – 2007)
• NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative, UTSA (July 2003 – August 2007)
♦ Member, UTSA Intercollegiate Athletics Council (January 2003 – August 2007)
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Chair, Committee on Rules Compliance and Institutional Control (January 2003 – August
♦ Member, Southland Conference Advisory Council (December 2003 – August 2007)
Chairman, Institutional Representatives/Faculty Athletics Representatives Committee
Strategic Planning Committee (2006 – 2007)
Awards Committee (2009)
♦ Member, NCAA Faculty Athletic Representatives Forum (January 2003 – August 2007)
♦ Ex-officio member, Advisory Board, UTSA Roadrunner Club (January 2004 – August 2007)
• NCAA Recertification Self Study Steering Committee, UTSA (2006 – 2007)
♦ Executive Committee (2006 – 2007)
♦ Academic Integrity Subcommittee (2006 – 2007)
• Richard S. Howe Award Selection Committee, UTSA, (2004 – 2006)
• Standing Committee on Graduation Ceremonies [ex officio w/o vote], UTSA (November 2002 –
• UTSA State Employee Charitable Campaign Advisory Committee, (2005, 2006).
Agency Visit Committee (2005)
• Provost’s Workgroup on Academic Policies, UTSA, (May 2004 – November 2004)
• Admissions Advisory Committee, UTSA (December 2003 – December 2004)
• University Council on Academic Advising, UTSA (September 2003 – November 2004)
• Undergraduate Issues Group, UTSA (September 2003 – November 2004)
• University Affirmative Action & Diversity Committee, UTSA (January 2003 – September 2005)
Subcommittee on Campus Climate
• Associate Deans Council, UTSA (September 2002 – 2004)
• Strategic Enrollment Management Steering Committee, UTSA (January 2002 – September 2002)
♦ Recruitment and Admissions Subcommittee
• Fall Convocation Committee, UTSA (January 2002 – October 2003)
♦ Co-chair, 2003 Committee (January 2003 – October 2003)
• Family Weekend Planning Committee, UTSA (November 2002 – October 2003)
♦ Chair, Evaluation Sub-committee
• Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee, Faculty Senate, UTSA (September 1999 – August
• Office of the President Project Officer, UTSA Visit of U.S. Department of Commerce Director
for Civil Rights and Director for Human Resources Management to meet UTSA constituencies
and initiate Memorandum of Understanding with UTSA regarding increasing Hispanic
representation at the Department of Commerce (March 2000)
• Institute Representative to The Council of Graduate Schools, The Air Force Institute of
Technology (AFIT) (August 1994 – August 1995)
Service to the College
• Member (Dean’s appointee), College of Business Undergraduate Programs Committee (2006 –
• Member, Faculty Forum/Graduate Faculty Forum Ad Hoc Bylaws Committee, (2008)
• Faculty Advisor, Latino Business Student Association chapter of the National Hispanic Business
Association (May 2008 – present)
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• Co-Chairman, Learning Assessment Steering Committee, College of Business, UTSA (August
2005 – present)
• Chairman, Learning Assessment Task Force, College of Business, UTSA (August 2005 – present)
• Parliamentarian, Faculty Forum, College of Business, UTSA (September 2005 – present)
• Undergraduate Reinstatement Committee, College of Business, UTSA (July 2005 – present)
• Service Committee, Merit Review System, College of Business, UTSA (September 2001 –
• Undergraduate Programs Committee, College of Business, UTSA (September 2001 – August
• Undergraduate Visioning Team, College of Business, UTSA (April 2001 – 2002)
• Graduate Studies Committee, College of Business, UTSA (September 1999 – August 2001)
• Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Business Communications, College of Business, UTSA (April 2001
– August 2001)
Service to the Department
• Curriculum Coordinator, Business Communications & Professional Development (MGT 3003),
Department of Management, UTSA (September 1999 – 2006)
• Faculty Library Liaison, Department of Management/Division of Management and Marketing,
UTSA (September 1999 – October 2003)
• Lead Person, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management Search Committee, Division
of Management and Marketing, UTSA (August 1999 – March 2000)
• Interim Secretary, Division of Management & Marketing Faculty Forum, UTSA (April 1999 –
• Faculty Dialog Group Facilitator, Division of Management & Marketing, UTSA Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Thematic Self-Study (February 1999)
Service to the Profession
• Editorial Advisory Board, Black Issues Book Review (2002 – present)
• Reviewer, Academy of Management, Organizational Communications and Information Systems
Division (2001 – present)
• Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Business Communication, (2002 – present)
• Session Discussant & Reviewer, Research Issues/Organizational Theory/Organizational
Development Track, Southwest Academy of Management (SWAM) Conference, San Antonio,
TX (March 2001)
• Reviewer & Participant, Association of Business Communication Southwestern Region
Conference, New Orleans, LA (March 2001)
• Session Chair & Reviewer, Faculty Development/Organizational Development/Communication
Track, Southwest Academy of Management (SWAM) Conference, San Antonio, TX (March
• Reviewer & Participant, Association of Business Communication Southwestern Region
Conference, San Antonio, TX (March 2000)
• Panelist, Interactive Workshop on Outsourcing, The President’s Forum of San Antonio, The
Entrepreneurship Institute, conducted at UTSA (August 1999)
• External Reviewer, Management Development Forum, a peer-reviewed journal on management
learning and organizational development (December 1999 – April 2001).
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Service to the Community
• Moderator, St. Philip’s College Achieving the Dream/Community Conversation (September
2006). Led session of San Antonio community, civic, political, and educational leaders on
initiatives to help ensure the professional success of Alamo Community College District (AACD)
students, particularly those attending St. Philip’s College.
• Master of Ceremonies, San Antonio Annual Interfaith Dinner, Institute of Interfaith Dialog
(September 2006). Hosted 200-person dinner attended by Texas State senators, San Antonio
council members, and civic, business, educational, and religious leaders commemorating
interfaith tolerance and dialog.
• Chairman, City of San Antonio Commission on Literacy (2002 – 2004). Appointed by the San
Antonio City Council as the Higher Education Sector representative to the 11-member board with
the mission of expanding public awareness of the dimensions of the urban literacy problem,
developing a coalition of service providers for adult education, and facilitating school drop out
prevention and youth literacy efforts.
• San Antonio Run/Walk and Literacy Fair Literacy Committee (2002 – 2004), City of San
Antonio Department of Community Initiatives & the Alamo Workforce Development, Inc. Plans
and conducts annual charity event to fund the GED Financial Assistance Fund, permitting citizens
without high school level education to pay fees needed to complete the GED, and other literacy
• Co-chair, Education Day Committee, Leadership San Antonio XXVIII (2002-2003). Sponsored
by the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of
Commerce, the program is designed to familiarize present and future leaders of San Antonio,
Texas, on the educational issues facing the city and creating a dialog among city leaders and
citizens for resolving those issues for the educational, economic and social benefit of the
• City of San Antonio Citizen Advisory Action Board (1998 – 2002). Appointed in 1998 and re-
appointed in 2000 by the San Antonio City Council to the board that reviews citizen and
departmental complaints against police officers and that recommends appropriate disposition to
the Chief of Police for the City of San Antonio.
• City of San Antonio Housing Trust Fund Board of Trustees (1998 – 2002). Appointed in 1998
and re-appointed in 2000 by the San Antonio City Council to the board that assists in financing
and implementing programs that provide housing for low- and moderate-income citizens of San
♦ Treasurer and Executive Committee (1999 – 2000)
♦ Vice Chair, Personnel Committee (1998 - 2002)
♦ Chair, Nominating Committee (2001 – 2002)
♦ Chair, Professional Services Review Special Committee (1998 & 2000)
♦ Trust Assistance Oversight Committee (2000 – 2002)
• Board of Directors, Estates at Champions Run Homeowners Association (1997 – 1999).
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♦ Architectural Control Committee (2005 – 2008)
♦ Secretary and Executive Committee (1997 – 1999)
• District 9 Neighborhood Alliance of San Antonio (1998 – 2008)
• Volunteer Youth Golf Instructor, East Side Junior Golf Program, San Antonio, Texas (2001 –
2002). Instruct approximately 85 boys and girls, ages 6 to 16 from low-income families, on the
sport, art, discipline, etiquette and fun of golf.
• Volunteer Golf Marshal, The Valero Texas Open and the AT&T Championship tournaments,
benefiting South Texas charities (1996 – present).
AWARDS, HONORS & RECOGNITIONS
• Certificate of Appreciation, National Hispanic Business Association (2009)
• Dean’s Excellence Award, College of Business, UTSA (2007)
• Peak Performance Award, Junior Achievement of South Texas (2007)
• Peak Performance Award, Junior Achievement of South Texas (2006)
• Outstanding Community Partner Award, Junior Achievement of South Texas (2003)
• United States Department of Defense Superior Service Medal (1982)
• The Legion of Merit (1990 & 1995)
• The Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1992)
• The Department of the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal (1971, 1977, 1980 &1986)
• The Joint Service Commendation Medal (1987)
• The Air Force Commendation Medal (1967, 1970 & 1984)
• The Air Force Achievement Medal (1983)
• The Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm (1970)
• The Republic of Korea Order of National Security Merit (1992)
• Who’s Who in America, 55th & 57th eds.
• Who’s Who in American Education, 4th ed.
• Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 7th ed.
• Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 26th ed.
• Outstanding Young Men in America, 1970 ed.
• Advisory Council, Nonprofit Initiatives and American Humanics Programs (2008 – present)
Member, Public Relations committee (2008 – present)
• Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of South Texas (2002 – present)
♦ Executive Committee (2003 – present)
♦ Programs & Volunteer Committee (2002-present) (Chairman, 2003 – present)
• Scholarship Committee, San Antonio Area Foundation (2005 – present)
• The Association for Business Communication (1999 – present)
• Leadership San Antonio (2002 – present)
• The Association for Business Communication, Southwestern U. S (1999 – present)
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• The Academy of Management, Organizational Communication & Information Systems Division
(1999 – 2007)
• Phi Delta Kappa (1975 – 2009)
• Mensa (1975 – present)
• National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Faculty Athletics Representatives Association
(FARA) (2003 – 2007)
• The Linguistic Society of America (2006 – 2007)
• Board of Directors, Northwest Area Business Council, The Greater San Antonio Chamber of
Commerce (2003 – 2005)
Economic Development Steering Committee, The Greater San Antonio Chamber of
Commerce (2004 – 2005)
Chairman, Business Identification Committee (2004 – 2005)
• United States Golf Teachers Federation (1990 – 2007)
• Board of Directors, Alamo WorkSource [formerly Alamo Workforce Development, Inc.], (2003 –
Alamo Youth Council (2003 – 2004)
External Relations Committee (2004 – 2004)
Ad Hoc Committee on Chambers of Commerce & Development Councils (2004)
• Federation of Business Disciplines (formerly Southwest Academy of Management (1999 – 2004)
• The San Antonio Human Resource Management Association (1996 – 2002)
♦ Program Committee (1998 - 1999)
♦ Finance Committee (1997 - 1998)
• Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society (1974 – 1999)
• National Forum on Learning and the American Future (1979 – 1980)
• American Association of University Professors (1975 – 1979)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES, INSTITUTES, WORKSHOPS &
• “Incorporating Ethics in Discipline Area Classes,” seminar at UTSA, presented by Dr. Lindsay
Thompson, Director of Leadership Ethics, Johns Hopkins University, 3 hours (October 2006).
• “Integrating Higher Education Planning and Assessment: A Practical Guide,” webcast sponsored
by Society for College and University Planning, panel discussion by Drs. Jeff Seybert (Johnson
County Community College), Elizabeth Sibolski (Middle States Commission on Higher
Education), Michael Middaugh (University of Delaware), and David Hollowell (University of
Delaware). 90 minutes (September 2006)
• “Applied Assessment Seminar,” the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
(AACSB), Headquarters AAACSB International, Tampa, Florida, 2 days (March 2006)
• "Embedding Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes in Regularly Scheduled Assignments,"
workshop at Concordia University, presented by Dr. Larry Kelley, 6 hours (May 2005).
• Learning Assessment Seminar, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
(AACSB), Pepperdine University, CA, 3 days (February, 2004).
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• Associate Deans Conference, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
(AACSB) International, San Antonio, TX (December 2001)
• “Faculty Development for Teaching, Learning & Technology Summer Institute 2001,” at
Portland State University’s Center for Academic Excellence, 5 days (June 2001)
• “Becoming a Research Institution,” graduate colloquium at UTSA sponsored by the UTSA
Graduate Council and the Office of Graduate Studies, and presented by Dr. Tim Crimmins,
Georgia State University (2001).
• “Effective Teaching to Promote Study Skills, Collaborative Learning and Achievement in Large
Classes,” workshop at UTSA sponsored by the Dean of the UTSA College of Business and
presented by Drs. Tim and Julia Shaftel, University of Kansas, 3 hours (April 2001)
• “Righting the Pyramid: Inductive Strategies to Information Processing,” workshop at UTSA
sponsored by the UTSA Teaching & Learning Center and presented by Dr. Phillip W. Hoke, 2
hours (March 2001)
• “Student-Centered Education,” workshop at UTSA sponsored by the UTSA Teaching & Learning
Center and presented by Dr. Ed Alcott and Major Jeffery Clay, Air Force Institute of Technology,
3 hours (February 2001)
• “WebCT: Making Course Materials Available Online,” workshop at UTSA sponsored by the
UTSA Teaching & Learning Center and presented by Dr. Cheryl Fulkerson & Ms. Maria Corral
of UTSA, 4 hours (May 2000)
• “Reinventing Work,” Lessons in Leadership seminar by Dr. Tom Peters, in San Antonio
sponsored by UTSA Center for Professional Excellence; 6 hours (March 2000)
• “Using Technology in the Classroom,” workshop at UTSA sponsored by the UTSA Center for
Distance Learning & Academic Technology; 4 hours (March 2000)
• “Do It My Way,” problem solving workshop at UTSA sponsored by the UTSA Teaching Interest
Group on Teach Incivilities, presented by Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill; 1hour (March 2000)
• “The Four Roles of a Leader: How to Make Every Team Player a Leader,” Lessons in Leadership
seminar by Dr. Stephen Covey, sponsored by UTSA Center for Professional Excellence; 5 hours
• Faculty Recruitment Workshop for Chairs and Advocates (Affirmative Action Compliance
Training), at UTSA, 1.5 hours (October 1999)
• “Measuring Cognitive Complexity in Student Writing,” workshop at UTSA by Dr. Wendy
Duncan-Hewitt and Mr. David Mount, University of Toronto; 3 hours (September 1999)
• “What Happens If They Learn in a Different Way?: Applying Multiple Intelligences Theory and
a Learning Model in the College Classroom,” workshop at UTSA by Dr. René Díaz-Lefebvre,
Glendale Community College; 6 hours (May 1999)
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• “Grading Practices That Promote Student Learning, Motivation, and Responsibility,” workshop at
UTSA by Dr. Barbara Walvoord, University of Notre Dame; 6 hours (May 1999)
• “Thinking on All Four Burners: Teaching and Assessing the Full Range of Skills for the Full
Range of Students,” workshop at UTSA by Dr. Constance Stack, Minnesota State Colleges and
Universities; 6 hours (May 1999)
• “Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the Classroom,” workshop at UTSA by Dr. James
Eison, University of Florida; 6 hours (May 1999)
• “Problem-Based Learning: Ideas That Work,” workshop at UTSA by Dr. Stephen Pierrel, Baylor
School of Medicine; 3 hours (April 1999)
• “Designing and Using Springboard Scenarios For the Interactive Classroom,” workshop at UTSA
by Dr. Terry Ray, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; 3 hours (February 1999)
• Workshop for Facilitators of Dialog Groups, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
(SACS) Thematic Self-Study, UTSA SACS Self-Study Learner-Centered Committee; 6 hours
• “Lecturing as Live Theater: The Creative Art and Craft of the Lecture,” workshop at UTSA by
Sam Carter Gilliam, SLG Design & Creative Talent, San Antonio; 3 hours (October 1998)
PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING & TEXT REVIEWS
• PG&E Gas Transmission, Texas (human resource consulting re: at-risk employee)
• Hidea Innovative Products, LLC (human resource consulting & business plan development)
• Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc. (minority educational & publications issues)
• Thomson Business and Professional Publishing (business communication textbook evaluations)
o Business Communication Today, Courtland Bovée & John Thill
o Business Communication: Process & Product, 5th ed., Mary Ellen Guffey, 2006
• The McGraw-Hill Companies (business communication textbook evaluations)
o Business and Administrative Communication (6th ed.), Kitty Locker, 2003
o Business Communication Design: Creativity, Strategies and Solutions, Pamela Angell, 2003
o Crossing Borders in Business Communication (proposed text)
o Professional Communication: A Relationship Management Approach, Fitzgerald & Ju
o M: Business Communication, Flatley & Rentz (pending publication)
• Dr. William Cox, President, Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc., 10520 Warwick Avenue, Suite B-8,
Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Phone: (703) 385-2981. Email: Bill@cmabiccw.com
• Dr. Jacqueline Looney, Associate Dean for Graduate Student Affairs & Associate Vice Provost for
Academic Diversity, Duke University Graduate School, 122 Allen Building, Box 90070, Durham,
North Carolina, 27708. Phone: (919) 684-2056. Email: JLooney@delrey.acpub.duke.edu
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• Homero F. Munguia, Equal Employment Opportunity Administrator, Department of Human
Resources, P.O. Box 839966, City of San Antonio, Texas 78283-3966. Phone: (210) 207-8424.
• Captain (USN, Ret) Charles W. Nesby, Director, Center for Minority Veterans, Department of
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave, N.W. (OOM), Washington D.C. 20420. Phone: (202)
273-6708. Email: Charles.Nesby@mail.va.gov
• Chief Albert Ortiz, Chief of Police (Retired), City of San Antonio, 214 W. Nueva Street, San
Antonio, Texas 78207. Phone: (210) 207-7360. Email: email@example.com
• General (USAF, Ret) John F. Phillips, Vice President for Government Services, Aerospace
Electronics Systems Division, Honeywell Corp., 1001 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Suite 700 South,
Washington D.C. 20004. Phone: (202) 662-2650, ext. 2638. Email:
• Dr. Ricardo Romo, President, University of Texas at San Antonio, 6900 North Loop 1604 West, San
Antonio, Texas 78249-0631. Phone: (210) 458-4101. Email: President@utsa.edu
• Dr. Ronald D. Townsend, President, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, 130 Badger Avenue,
P.O. Box 117, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-0117. Phone: (423) 576-3300.
• Ronald G. Wallace, Director of Human Resources (Ret.), JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania
Avenue, Washington D.C. 20004. Phone: (202) 393-2000. Email: Ron.Wallace@Marriott.com
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