William Emerson Hill

William Emerson Hill
Assistant Professor (Clinical) and Interim Assistant Dean of Administrative and Organizational Studies
367 College of Education

Office Hours: By appointment.


  • Doctor of Education, Wayne State University, 2003
  • Master of Art, Psychology, Adelphi University, 1986
  • Bachelors of Art, Psychology, University of Michigan, 1984


Administrative and Organizational Studies

Higher Education Administration Concentration

Research Interests

Student Success

Courses Taught

  • EDA 7660: Administrative Leadership in School Community Relations
  • EPS 8570: Contemporary Issues in Higher Education
  • EDA 8990: Internship
  • EPS 8530: Seminar in the History of Education
  • ED 7998: Field Studies
  • ED 7999: Master’s Terminal Project
  • EDA 7600: Structure of American Education



  •  Student Perceptions of a Hybrid Learning Community’s Impact on Engagement, Persistence and Retention
    Nolan, C., Hill, W 2 2015 Michigan Student Success Conference, Troy, Michigan
  • The Significance of Student Resources and Networking
    Nolan, C., Hill, W., Deebah, R 2 2016 Michigan Student Success Conference, Troy, Michigan,
  • Student Perceptions of Significance Acquired from Participation in an Outdoor Themed Learning Community
    Nolan, C., Hill, W., Deebah, R 11 2016 National Learning Communities Conference, Atlanta, Georgia



  •  QUESTS: An Urban University Outdoor Experience Orientation Program As A Retention Vehicle
    *Hill, W.*, Nolan, C., and Scrogin, J., 2010 Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership Vol. 2