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President, Texas Lutheran University
Stuart Dorsey was named the 15th president of Texas Lutheran University in 2011. He previously served as president of the University of Redlands, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Evansville, and vice president and academic dean at Baker University. Before moving to academic administration, Dr. Dorsey enjoyed a career in teaching and research, with appointments as assistant professor of economics at Western Illinois University, research economist in private pensions and retirement at the U.S. Department of Labor, associate professor of economics at West Virginia University, and the George F. Collins, Jr. professor of finance at Baker University. From 1982-84, Dorsey was staff economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, under Chairman Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kan., where he worked on a wide range of policy issues including the federal deficit, Social Security, Medicare, and reform of the tax code. He has written numerous articles in such publications as The Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Southern Economic Journal and Industrial and Labor Relations Review. Dr. Dorsey has served as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, and as a member of the Committee on Accountability, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. In 2010 he received the Delta Sigma Pi Career Achievement Award.
Dorsey holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of South Dakota, and the Ph.D. in economics from Washington University in Saint. Louis.