Wilson Executive Director of Donald G. Soderquist Center

Siloam Springs, Ark (June 21, 2000) — John Brown University is pleased to announce Dr. Charles Wilson will become executive director for the Donald G. Soderquist Center for Business Leadership and Ethics, effective August 1, 2000.

"We are delighted that Dr. Wilson is joining the JBU family. His leadership and proven track record of working with both public and private organizations and businesses make him a perfect candidate to lead the Center," said Dr. Mel Fratzke, provost and dean of faculty at JBU. "His strategic planning and organizational skills will be an asset not only to the center but to the entire JBU team."

For more than 10 years, Dr. Wilson has been an effective and progressive leader as the director of education for the Washington Regional Medical Center. He has developed programs such as The Center for Health Education, Continuing Medical Education, Pastoral Care and the nationally award-winning program "Kids for Health."

John Brown University is a private university providing Christ-centered higher education to over 1,500 students from over 47 states and 33 countries. JBU is recognized by the John Templeton Foundation in its Honor Roll of Character Building Colleges and is included in the U.S. News & World Report list of top regional colleges and universities.