Walker, Michael (Mike) J.
Title:
Assistant Director - Professional & Continuing Ed
Office:
EE 210
Phone:
801-863-7427
Mail Code:
147
Last Updated: 12/12/17 -

Mike J. Walker

Assistant Director, Professional & Continuing Education

The Center for Professional and Continuing Education; July 1, 2015 to the Present

We lead/faciliate the Professional Education and Conferences/Workshops portion of C-PCE. "We provide executive education and certification, pathways (both credit and non-credit), certificates, teacher education, and technical programs. We facilitate conferences and events, especially in relation to workforce and professional development." We are under the umbrella of Community Outreach and Economic Development.

If you have any questions about Professional Education (professional development) or CE Conferences and Workshops, please email me at mwalker@uvu.edu.  Please visit us online: website, twitter, & facebook.

Educational Background:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education (Leadership emphasis), Utah State University, In Progress, Anticipated Graduation: August 2018 (3.95 GPA - 69 credits earned).
  • Master of Education in Leadership--Higher Education and Student Affairs emphasis (4.0 GPA), Utah State University, Aug. 2017 (completed concurrently with PhD.).
  • Master of Arts in History, Brigham Young University, Dec. 2011; Link to my Master's Thesis.
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Minor: International Studies (Language: French), BYU-Idaho, Dec. 2005.  
  • Current research interests: Leadership, Social Studies/History Education, Higher Education/Student Affairs, Concurrent/Dual Enrollment, and Ethics. Past research interests: Early Modern History and Philosophy (especially the Atlantic World, the Low Countries and France), Persecution and Tolerance, and Religious History.

Teaching: Adjunct Instructor in Philosophy and History (since Jan. 2008); 59 sections taught (as of September 2017):

  • PHIL 2050/205G: Ethics and Values (44 sections); PHIL 1000: Intro to Philosophy (1 section)
  • HIST 1700: American Civilization (9 Sections); HIST 1500: World History to 1500 (4 sections); HIST 151G: World History 1500 to the Present (1 section)
 

Previous Employment @ UVU: Assistant Administrator, UVU Wasatch Campus, May 1, 2009-July 1, 2015

I administered the daily operations at the UVU Wasatch Campus in Heber City, including:
  • Liaison with main campus regarding human resources, testing, library, course scheduling, and academic departments; Facilitated marketing projects for the campus
  • Advised students; Supervised classified, part-time and student employment, tutoring services
  • Managed budget and partnered with business and community organizations
  • Administered daily operational functions (including student and faculty services)