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William Clyde Perkins

William Clyde Perkins, business educator. Captain United States Army, 1964-1966. Fellow Decision Sciences Institute (treasurer 1984-1986, vice president 1982-1984, president 1992-1993, distinguished service award 1988), Midwest Decision Sciences Institute (president 1984-1985, 25 year distinguished service award 1994); member Association for Information Systems.

Background

  • Perkins, William Clyde was born on August 2, 1938 in Lebanon, Indiana, United States. Son of Clyde Philip and Dorothy May (Finch) Perkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Rose Polytech. Institute, 1960; Master of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1962. Doctor of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1966.

    Career

    • Instructor United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1964-1965, assistant professor, 1965-1966, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1966-1969, associate professor, 1969-1974, professor, 1974—2003, professor emeritus, since 2003.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: member United Church of Christ.

    Religion

    Denomination: United Church of Christ

    Membership

    Captain United States Army, 1964-1966. Fellow Decision Sciences Institute (treasurer 1984-1986, vice president 1982-1984, president 1992-1993, distinguished service award 1988), Midwest Decision Sciences Institute (president 1984-1985, 25 year distinguished service award 1994). Member Association for Information Systems.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, travel, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis Louise Swinford, June 18, 1960. Children: Bonnie Michele, Betsy Anne Hawkins, Jeffrey William.
    • father: Clyde Philip Perkins
    • mother: Dorothy May (Finch) Perkins
    • spouse: Phyllis Louise Swinford
    • children: Bonnie Michele Perkins
    • Betsy Anne Hawkins Perkins
    • Jeffrey William Perkins
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    Born August 2, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1960
      Rose Polytech. Institute
    • 1962
      Indiana University
    • 1966
      Indiana University
    • 1964 - 1965
      Instructor, United States Military Academy
      West Point, Mississippi, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      Instructor, United States Military Academy
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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