Bill Paxton

Job Titles

  • Program Director
    MBA, Graduate School
  • Dean of the Business and Leadership Division in CAPS and GS
    Bethel University


Organizational behavior, leadership, strengths development

Started at Bethel



  • University of Dayton - B.A. Religious Studies, 1975
  • Cardinal Stritch University - M.S. Managemnet, 1994
  • Bethel University - Ed.D. Leadership in Higher Education, 2015


Bill has experience in manufacturing, IT, and education. He has held leadership roles in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, and has owned his own business. With more than 30 years of organizational experience, he has a reputation for developing vision, turning vision into reality, continual improvement, and helping people grow along the way.

Areas of expertise

Organizational behavior, leadership, strengths development, the future of higher education