Dr. Neil Johnson Assumes Role of Chief Academic Officer

William Howard Taft University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Neil Johnson to the position of Chief Academic Officer. Dr. Johnson brings over four decades of training, academic and business experience to the University.

He earned his Doctorate degree from Colorado State University in Experimental Psychology, holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology and completed a two-year post-doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Denver University School of Professional Psychology. He is a U.S. Army veteran and a distinguished graduate of the Defense Logistics Management School.

Dr. Johnson has over 40 years of higher education experience as an instructor and professor for nationally and regionally accredited colleges, and as a corporate director of training. He is internationally recognized for his published research on aviation safety and training of commercial and military flight crews, is a former member of the International Space Station Advisory Committee, and has extensive international business experience in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Nepal, Mexico and South America.

Scholarship Winner Announced

William Howard Taft University is pleased to announce Mark Greenfield as the recipient of the 12th Annual Roger J. Duthoy Scholarship Opportunity. Mr. Greenfield impressed the scholarship committee with his dedication to educate our youth as well as his wide-ranging experience in the field.

Throughout his 20 year career in education, he has held positions as a teacher, Principal, Administrator and is currently Superintendent of schools at the Yreka Union High School District in California. His passion for education was evident throughout his application. He is clearly committed to his profession and making a positive impact on students and education professionals around him.

In addition to his Superintendent responsibilities, Mr. Greenfield is a member of a number of education boards and community associations. His active participation in his community along with his commitment to education has made him the clear choice for this year’s award.

The University looks forward to helping Mr. Greenfield achieve his educational goals and share his knowledge and experience with the administrators, teachers and students that surround him.