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WILLIAM H. FEAGIN, JR.
15969 Charlya Dr.
Temple, TX 76502
254/986-2442
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Broad knowledge of the institutional arrangements and administrative processes of
community colleges and educational institutions generally, 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 scheduled for February 2002.
Particular expertise in the areas of college level instruction, budget preparation and
execution, and quantitative and qualitative analyses.
EXPERTISE HIGHLIGHTS
 Detailed understanding of the day-to-day classroom challenges facing classroom
instructors in their effort to deliver high-quality student-centered education
 Broad understanding of the organizational structures, administrative processes,
and missions of public colleges and universities in the United States
 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
REPRESENTATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS
 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
WILLIAM H. FEAGIN, JR.
15969 Charlya Dr.
Temple, TX 76502
254/986-2442
EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
TEMPLE COLLEGE, Temple, TX
Instructor (tenured), Government and Economics
1990-present
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
CITY OF FORT WORTH, Fort Worth, TX
Administrative Analyst, Budget Office
1994-1995
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
SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY, Hunstville, TX
Lecturer and Assistant Instructor, Political Science
1989-1990
1984-1986
HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Houston, TX
Adjunct Instructor, Government
1985-1990
NORTH HARRIS/MONTGOMERY COLLEGE, Houston, TX
Adjunct Instructor, Political Science
1988
PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Tucson, AZ
Adjunct Instructor, History
1987
EDUCATION
Ph.D. program in Political Science, University of North Texas
1991-present
[Public Administration, American Politics, Quantitative Methods,
and Economics], qualifying exams scheduled – February 2002
M.A. in Political Science, Sam Houston State University
1987
[American Politics, Political Theory, and Comparative Politics]
B.A. in History, Sam Houston State University
1984
WILLIAM H. FEAGIN, JR.
15969 Charlya Dr.
Temple, TX 76502
254/986-2442
COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
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
PUBLICATIONS
“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 CONVENTIONS
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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