Gary Williams begins his fourth year as Carthage College’s Associate Director of Athletics for Education Services in 2012-13 after serving 11 years in Carthage Advising Center, most recently as the Carthage Director of First Year Advising and Student Athlete Services, a position he still holds.
In his position as Carthage Director of First Year Advising, he mentors and guides students through their transition to college life and provides support, leadership and direction for student athletes on and off the field. He also directs the efforts for Carthage's Character Quest program for student-athletes, a unique teamwork, leadership and character experiential program held each summer.
He holds a Ph.D. in leadership in higher education from Cardinal Stritch University. He earned his M.Ed. and B.A. from Carthage. Read more.
"Gary Williams is not your normal everyday professor. He is not going to stand in from of a classroom and lecture you out of a book. He knows what is right for each person he teaches." — Jeff Koeneman, '10
"As a teacher, Gary is very intelligent, and he has a knack for involving everyone in his lectures. It is stimulating to be a part of his classes because he brings so much to the classroom from the experiences he has had." — Michael Koeneman
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