At the center of campus in Cutler Hall is a John Milton loving, kind-hearted administrator who has worked at Ohio University for the past 20 years.
Executive Dean of Regional Higher Education Bill Willan will be retiring at the end of this year. He has held a range of positions at the university — from executive dean to adjunct professor of English composition. Over that time, he has played an instrumental role in shaping the regional campuses through his work on copious committees and a dedication to students.
“I’ve pretty much insisted that Bill be on basically every committee I’ve created, period. He needs to be there. I need him there. We need his wisdom, we need his sense of what’s important and what’s not,” David Thomas,