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William Washington

William Washington

Vice President and Dean of Student Life
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    Undergraduate in Chicago, Graduate/Seminary in Chicago
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  • Start Date:
    April 2021
  • Personal Information:

    Dr. Washington comes to Moody from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn., where he has served as vice president of student life since 2015. At Bethel he oversaw the undergraduate student experience, which included intercollegiate athletics, residence life, health services, counseling, student government, campus engagement, orientation, wellness center and student activities. A 30-year veteran in the area of student affairs, Dr. Washington is also one of the few persons among Christian colleges to have an endowed chair named after him at his alma mater (Trinity International University). In addition to Bethel, he served for 28 years in the area of student development at Trinity International University, concluding his tenure there as senior vice president of student life. 

  • Educational Background:

    ​BA in History from Trinity College
    MA in Religion from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
    PhD in Higher Education from Loyola University, Chicago

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    Dr. Washington and his wife, Kenna, are the proud parents of three adult children and have been active at their church. Dr. Washington has also been actively involved in education- and student-life focused organization. He serves as a board member and president of Great Oaks Camp, which provides a free week of camp to thousands of low-income youth and hosts thousands of people in their retreat ministry program.