activity in preparation
for this year’s undergraduate commencement speaker, Val Kilmer.
May 5, but is spending the preceding week at WWU, meeting with
various groups and performing his one-man play, “Citizen Twain,” on
memorable roles include Batman in “Batman
Forever,” Jim Morrison in Oliver
Stone’s “The Doors,” Doc Holliday in “Tombstone”
and Simon Templar in “The Saint.”
of arts, 126 bachelor
of science, two bachelor of
fine arts and nine bachelor of social work degrees. WWU will award one master of business administration (MBA), 52
master of education (M.Ed.) and 16 educational specialist (Ed.S.) degrees.
to the undergraduate
commencement, William Woods will hold its traditional Ivy Chain Ceremony at 9:15 a.m. around Senior Lake.
served most of his career within Missouri’s
Department of Mental Health.
planner, establishing plans for hospital capacity, forensic services and
services. He also designed a statewide Medicaid program
tailored to serve the needs of the severely mentally ill in Missouri.
has served as the chief
financial officer for Fulton State Hospital,
the department’s flagship
faculty for William Woods University’s master of business administration
program for 15 years. Lyle teaches MBA classes in leadership,
organizational behavior, managerial ethics, entrepreneurialship, health care
emphasis courses and the Capstone courses.
Liberty, Missouri, with
a bachelor’s degree in philosophy
and psychology, he went on to earn master’s degrees in counseling psychology
and public administration from the University of Missouri.
overseer and judge for the
prestigious Missouri Quality
Award. He has received national awards
for his contributions to innovative practices in procurement
of food, pharmaceuticals and computer equipment that saved many millions of dollars for Missouri