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William Patrick Leonard has a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.B.A from Loyola University, Chicago, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in education from Indiana University. In March 2009, he assumed the position of director of academic personnel and student services and is now the acting dean at Solbridge International School of Business, Daejeon, Republic of Korea. Leonard has been an officer at a number of public and private four-year institutions around the world and throughout his administrative career has taught business courses on a part-time basis. His essays and reviews number over 150. He was associate editor of Business Library Review from 1985 to 2001 and has published articles in Economics of Education Review, Journal of Higher Education Administration, Journal of Academic Librarianship, Review of Education, EconJournalWatch, and other professional journals. He is currently an advisor to the Journal of Qafqaz University, Azerbaijan.