D. Terry Williams

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Terry Williams
Professor Emeritus
Mailing address: 
Department of Theatre
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5360 USA

D. Terry Williams, professor emeritus of theatre at Western Michigan University, served as chair of the Department of Theatre for 23 years, the longest term of service for a chair in the history of WMU. Prior to that he was director of theatre at the University of Northern Iowa. He has directed more than 100 productions for educational, community and professional theatre and presented dozens of papers and chaired many panels at professional association meetings. He was on the board of directors and the accreditation commission for the National Association of Schools of Theatre, chair of the Theatre Division of the Speech Communication Association and president of Theta Alpha Phi National Honorary Drama Fraternity, and has served on numerous Kalamazoo community arts boards. He is the recipient of the Arts Council’s Community Medal of Arts Award and the Outstanding Teaching Award from the Michigan Council of Governing Boards.