Director of the BELIEF Initiative
Dr. William McCoy is an alumnus of Northern Illinois University and is the resident ethicist for NIU's College of Business. He is responsible for coordinating and directing the BELIEF Program. His duties include chairing the BELIEF Corporate Advisory Board, chairing the Faculty for Ethics group, and advising BELIEF's student group - LEAD. Dr. McCoy serves on various committees inside the College of Business, including the College Communications Council and the Strategic Planning Council. Outside of the college, Dr. McCoy serves as a member of the Presidential Commission for the Status of Minorities and as secretary for the Black Faculty Association. He has been tapped several times to serve on important campus-wide search committees, including the Presidential Search Committee, the Chief of Police Search Committee, and the search committee for the Director of the Passport Program.
Dr. McCoy is first and foremost an educator, having worked for various institutions of higher education including Beloit College (program administrator), Cardinal Stritch University (Business Management faculty), and Globe University (Director of Career Services/Service Learning Coordinator/faculty).
In addition, Dr. McCoy has experience in both the non-profit and corporate sectors. He brings a wealth of managerial, leadership and coaching experiences with accomplishments in a variety of management roles including Manager of Management Development & Corporate Quality for Wisconsin Physicians Service; Managing Director of both INROADS/Wisconsin and INROADS/Oklahoma; and Vice-President of the Center for Sight & Hearing.