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William B. Neenan, S.J.

curriculm vitae

EDUCATION                          

  • A.B., St. Louis University, 1954
  • M.A., in economics, St. Louis University, 1956
  • S.T.L., in theology, St. Louis University, 1962
  • Ph.D., in economics, University of Michigan, 1966
  • L.H.D. honoris causa, Boston College 2008

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • Director of numerous seminars and institutes on program budgeting and benefit-cost analysis, 1968-75
  • Co-principal Investigator, National Science Foundation-supported research on Intra-Metropolitan Fiscal Relationships, 1972-1973
  • Senior Research Staff, The Urban Institute, 1972-1973
  •  Research Associate, Poverty Institute, University of Wisconsin, Summer 1975, Summer 1976, Summer 1977, Summer 1978, Summer 1979
  • Project Director of Study, "Financing the Regional City in Southeastern Michigan," sponsored by the Metropolitan Fund, 1976-1978
  • Director of Master of Applied Economics Program, University of Michigan, 1975-1978
  • Trustee, Wheeling College, 1976-1979
  • Trustee, Creighton University, 1982-1985
  • Trustee, Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, 1982-2001
  • Trustee, University of Scranton, 1983-1986
  • Trustee, Fordham University, 1984-1990
  • Trustee, Loyola University of Chicago, 1985-1994
  • Trustee, University of San Francisco, 1992-2001
  • Trustee, North Cambridge Catholic High School 2003-
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of Economics and of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1967-1980
  • Gasson Visiting Professor, Boston College, 1979-1980
  • Professor of Economics, Boston College, 1980-
  • Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College, 1980-1987
  • Academic Vice President & Dean of Faculties, Boston College 1987-98
  • Vice President and Special Assistant to the President 1998-
  • Member, American Economic Association