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academic administrator

William Howard Adams,, American academic administrator. Chairman Federal and State Employees United Way, Lexington, 1984-1985; advisory board State Employee's Credit Union, Lexington, since 1987. Member International Management Council (education chairman since 1986), American Society for Training Development, North Carolina Community College Adult Education Association (workshop committee 1985-1986).

Background

Adams,, William Howard was born on June 22, 1943 in Statesville, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Howard and Hazel (Bowman) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State University, 1965. Master of Education, North Carolina State University, 1968. Doctor of Education, North Carolina State University, 1985.

Career

Vocational agriculture instructor Western Alamance High School, Elon College, North Carolina, 1966-1969. Chairman agricultural technical department Davidson County Community College, Lexington, 1969-1982, program coordinator continuing education, since 1982. Consultant Core of Executives, Small Business Administration, Senior Core of Retired Executives, Charlotte and High Point, 1985-1986.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Politics

The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Chairman Federal and State Employees United Way, Lexington, 1984-1985. Advisory board State Employee's Credit Union, Lexington, since 1987. Member International Management Council (education chairman since 1986), American Society for Training Development, North Carolina Community College Adult Education Association (workshop committee 1985-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, reading, volleyball, canoeing.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Lynn Jenkins, April 17, 1976. 1 child, William Clark.

father:
William Howard Adams,

mother:
Hazel (Bowman) Adams,

spouse:
Elizabeth Lynn Jenkins

child:
William Clark Adams,