Dean of Academics
Professor of History
Dr. Lee Williams is highly qualified for his role as our Academic Dean and Senior Vice President. He earned a BA from Oklahoma Baptist University, and a MA and PhD in US and European history from the University of Arizona. He came to NEBC in June 2017, after eleven years of teaching and administration at the College at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His extensive experience includes award-winning teaching at various colleges in the southwest, in New England, and China. While at Southwestern, Dr. Williams provided administrative leadership for the college faculty, was responsible for class scheduling, faculty recruitment, development, and assignments. He was also responsible for accreditation processes, was an active member of the Academic Council and Technology Council, and recommended, developed, and implemented new academic programs. He is married to Deanna. They have four children and twelve grandchildren. Dr. Williams enjoys running and rock climbing. He is excited to return to New England and is enjoying preaching and providing music leadership for various churches. He quips, “Have Bible and guitar, will travel.”
Ph.D in History, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz., 1992.
M.A. in U.S. and European History, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz., 1985.
B.A. in Psychology, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Okla., 1975.