Teaching Critical Thinking

About William Kirkwood

Bill Kirkwood is Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Executive Director of the Office of Planning and Analysis at East Tennessee State University.  He earned the Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees from Northwestern University.

As Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Dr. Kirkwood oversees the university’s efforts to improve the academic success of undergraduate students, including ETSU’s general education program, first-year experience courses, and academic support services for students.  As Executive Director of the Office of Planning and Analysis he directs the university’s planning and institutional effectiveness processes, institutional research and outcomes assessment.

You may contact him at or 423.439.5049.