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W

ILLIAM

H.

F

EAGIN

, J

R

.

15969 Charlya Dr.

Temple, TX 76502

254/986-2442

S

UMMARY OF

Q

UALIFICATIONS

Broad knowledge of the institutional arrangements and administrative processes of community colleges, as well as their role in higher education and their local economies and their impact on private businesses and individuals. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Political Science (fields in Public Administration,

American Government, Quantitative Research Methods) and a minor field in

Economics, with qualifying exams completed in February/March 2002. Particular expertise in the areas of college level instruction, budget preparation and execution, and quantitative and qualitative analyses.

E

XPERTISE

H

IGHLIGHTS

Detailed understanding of the day-to-day classroom challenges facing community college instructors in their effort to deliver high-quality student-centered education

Broad understanding of the organizational structures, administrative processes, and missions of community colleges in the United States

Appreciation of the need for community colleges to design programs to address community needs in addition to providing classroom-based educational programs, as well as to obtain and maintain support with community and business leaders

Broad familiarity with difficulties associated with implementation of legislated educational policy goals in the presence of budgetary constraints

Sensitivity to the subtleties of successfully administering programs requiring interdepartmental, interagency, or public participation

Working knowledge of principles of managerial decision-making and performance review techniques, including cost-benefit analyses, PERT analyses, lean process management, best practices, and total quality management

Familiarity with economic development issues facing municipalities

Computer literate with extensive “hands-on” experience using statistical packages, word processing programs, presentation programs, and spreadsheets

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EPRESENTATIVE

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CCOMPLISHMENTS

Worked to fulfill the mission of the College to help individual students achieve their educational goals by delivering classroom instruction on a daily basis

Faculty leadership role through service on college committees, Faculty Council, and its committees

Conducted special studies research and produced monographs on a variety of scholarly and administrative topics

W

ILLIAM

H.

F

EAGIN

, J

R

.

15969 Charlya Dr.

Temple, TX 76502

254/986-2442

E

MPLOYMENT

E

XPERIENCE

T

EMPLE

C

OLLEGE

, Temple, TX

Instructor (tenured), Government and Economics

Summary of experience:

 teach 15 semester hour course load (including prepare and present course materials, establish standards for student achievement, evaluate student performance, provide academic guidance to students)

College and Faculty Council committee service (including Electronic Delivery of

Instruction Committee for SACs Accreditation, faculty search committees,

Consultation Committee, Faculty Advancement Committee, Faculty Development

Leave Grant Committee, Vice-President of Instruction’s Committee to Establish a

Center for Teaching Excellence, Dean of Instruction’s Special Committee to Study

Alternative and Innovative Teaching Techniques)

 pursue professional development opportunities (conferences, workshops, etc.)

 conduct independent research and publish findings in professional journals

 support College activities in the community

C

ITY OF

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ORT

W

ORTH

, Fort Worth, TX

Administrative Analyst, Budget Office

Summary of experience:

 assist in preparation of City Manager’s budget proposal

 analyze departmental budget requests and estimate departmental expenditures

 perform evaluations of programs and services administered by city departments

 evaluate departmental requests for new staff

 attend City Council meetings to remain abreast of projects, problems, or circumstances that might affect the fiscal condition of the City

 complete special research projects as assigned by Assistant City Managers

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AM

H

OUSTON

S

TATE

U

NIVERSITY

, Hunstville, TX

Lecturer and Assistant Instructor, Political Science

H

OUSTON

C

OMMUNITY

C

OLLEGE

, Houston, TX

Adjunct Instructor, Government

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ORTH

H

ARRIS

/M

ONTGOMERY

C

OLLEGE

, Houston, TX

Adjunct Instructor, Political Science

P

IMA

C

OMMUNITY

C

OLLEGE

, Tucson, AZ

Adjunct Instructor, History

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DUCATION

Ph.D. program in Political Science, University of North Texas

[Public Administration, American Politics, Quantitative Methods, and Economics], qualifying exams scheduled – February 2002

M.A. in Political Science, Sam Houston State University

[American Politics, Political Theory, and Comparative Politics]

B.A. in History, Sam Houston State University

1990-present

1994-1995

1989-1990

1984-1986

1985-1990

1988

1987

1991-present

1987

1984

W

ILLIAM

H.

F

EAGIN

, J

R

.

15969 Charlya Dr.

Temple, TX 76502

254/986-2442

C

OMMITTEE

S

ERVICE

Vice-President of Instruction, Special Committee to Establish Center for Teaching

Excellence at Temple College

Faculty Council, Faculty Development Leave Grant, 1999-2000

SACs Self-Study, Electronic Delivery of Instruction, Role and Scope, Organizational and Logistical Relationship With Main Campus Subcommittee, 1998-1999

Faculty Council, President’s Professional Consultation Committee, 1997-1999

Faculty Council, Faculty Development Leave Grant, 1997-1998

Faculty Council, Faculty Advancement Committee, 1992-1993

Dean of Instruction, Special Committee to Study Innovative Instructional

Techniques, 1995-1996

P

UBLICATIONS

“Who Pays for Sports Stadiums? The Politics of Local Taxes,” in Maxwell, Earl and

Ernest Crain, TEXAS POLITICS TODAY, 8th edition, 1997.

“The Composition of the Property Tax Base and the Exportation of Municipal Tax

Burdens,” in the TEXAS JOURNAL OF POLITICAL STUDIES, Fall/Winter 1996-1997

“The Exportation of Municipal Tax Burdens: A Comparison of Sixty-Eight Texas

Cities,” in TEXAS GOVERNMENT FINANCE, June, 1995

“Bureaucratic Reform and the Appearance of Efficiency: the Coming Electronic

Revolution in Government,” in Maxwell, Earl and Ernest Crain, TEXAS POLITICS

TODAY, 6th edition, 1992.

“Democrats and LaRouchites: Direct Primary Caused It.” THE HOUSTON POST, section E, p. 3, March 16, 1988.

Honors, Professional Memberships, and C

ONVENTIONS

Attended “Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom-Based Research

Conference” at Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, PA, February 2000

Recipient, Faculty Development Leave Grant, Temple College, 1994-95

Current Member, Texas Community College Teachers’ Association

 attended annual conferences – 1991-2001

Lifetime Member, Pi Sigma Alpha [National Political Science Honor Society]; served as President, Eta Omega Chapter 1985-1986

Past Member, American Political Science Association

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