William J. Farrell

April 9th, 2010 by Bridget

1984—1992

farrellDr. Farrell was educated at Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He was Associate Vice President for Educational Development and Research at the University of Iowa before coming to Plymouth State.  He also served on the faculty of the University of Chicago, the University of California-Berkeley, and Marquette University.

He served as Chancellor of the University System of New Hampshire from 1992-2000 and as President of Rivier College in Manchester from 2001 to 2011, the first male, and the first lay person to serve in that capacity in Rivier’s history.

from Plymouth-Where My Viewpoints Crossed, by Jim Hogan; and advancement publications

 

In Plymouth Magazine

Example Image

Faculty Forum: Filiz Otucu on Democracy and the Middle East

Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and […]

Example Image

Teaming Up for Service

There’s more to PSU’s student-athletes than excellent grades and athletic prowess. There’s a desire to make a difference in the world. Plymouth State men’s hockey coach Craig Russell ’09 encourages his team to serve as often as possible. Through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, which pairs children with life-threatening or chronic illness with local college […]

Example Image

Ut Prosim: Burton for Certain

Ray Burton ’62 lived all his years in the North Country of New Hampshire. Few elected officials have ever understood the lifestyle and character of their constituents as well as he did or have known so many of them by name. On December 14, 2013, hundreds of Burton’s fellow citizens joined dozens of past and […]