Honors College Chapter Award Recipient
2018 Distinguished Alumni
Bill's many achievements are a credit to him, UNM and the General Honors Program that prepared him for significant, life-long devotion to higher education.
He is the President of Bluestone Enterprises, a sole proprietorship whose primary mission has been to organize and deliver uniquely long-lasting experiences to foster administrative leadership and good management practices, along with executive coaching and time/priority management. He brings more than 41 years of higher education leadership experience to his practice including:
- 15 year Director of the Executive Leadership and Management Institute held at Stanford University for university administrators.
- CEO/President for seven years, of the Foundation of Education Achievement, a collection of colleges specializing in digital arts and engineering, social service providers and adult education.
- Executive Director of California Citizens Commission on Higher Education – 25 nationally known leaders making recommendations to state government on higher education.
- Associate Vice President for Administration of Sacramento State University.
After completing his Masters at UNM, he obtained his PhD at UC Davis, then began working with the California Post-Secondary Education Commission. Starting as a junior staff analyst, he moved up the ranks becoming the Executive Director.
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