Williams, Dan


Dan Williams recently retired as Vice-President for Administration at the University of Oregon. He reported directly to the President and worked closely with other senior executives in directing the administrative and business operations. His direct responsibilities included oversight of Business Affairs; Facilities, Planning and Capital Construction; Human Resources and Labor Relations; Intercollegiate Athletics; University relations with local and county governments as well as several student and auxiliary services. Prior to his time at Oregon he held several administrative positions at Stanford University.

Williams has extensive experience in the private sector serving on the board of a regional bank, and now as a director of a large chain of retail stores and an advisor to a heavy equipment and material handling corporation in the Northwest and California. His consulting practice focuses on helping organizations more effectively manage their resources. A partial client list includes professional firms, membership organizations, and small college governing boards.

He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Oregon and a graduate degree in Public Administration at the University of San Francisco.