William E. McHenry, Ph.D. is the Executive
Director of the Mississippi eCenter at Jackson State University. Prior to
coming to the eCenter, he served as Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. He served as the Assistant
Commissioner for Academic Affairs for the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
form 1997 to 2004. From 1990 to 1997, he served as a program officer at the National
From 1977 to 1990, Dr. McHenry served
as a chemistry professor at Mississippi State University. Dr. McHenry has
published papers in scientific journals and has a chapter on Keteneimines, in Patai,
Ed., The Chemistry of Ketenes, Allenes, and Related Compounds as well as
a chapter on mentoring in Diversity in Higher Education: Mentoring and Diversity
in Higher Education. He also was awarded a patent for his work
with neurotoxic compounds.
Dr. McHenry was awarded the Outstanding
Researcher award by Mississippi State University in 1989 and the Outstanding Teaching
award by the student association at Mississippi in the same year.