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Alderson broaddus UNIVERSITY
NAME & LOCATION
Alderson Broaddus University
Dr. James Tim Barry
West Virginia Baptist Convention
American Baptist Churches, USA
Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral
Mountain East Conference
President Dr. James “Tim” Barry serves as the 10th president of Alderson Broaddus University (AB). Dr. Barry’s appointment by the AB Board of Trustees was effective on December 22, 2015.
Dr. Barry began his higher education administration career in admissions at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Briar Cliff in 1971; and earned both a Master and Doctor of Education in adult continuing education from Northern Illinois University, in 1979 and 1992, respectively.
Dr. Barry is the former vice president of development for People to People International and previously worked as the executive director at Newman Catholic Student Center at the University of Iowa. He has also served as president of St. Edmond School System in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota. He was a member of numerous professional organizations, including serving as president of Non-Profit Connect (Greater Kansas City Council on Philanthropy), Quad Cities Sales Executives, South Dakota Foundation of Independent Colleges, and Yankton (South Dakota) Area Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Barry is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Council of Independent Colleges.