JAMES R. DAVIS is a Professor of higher education and adult studies at the University of Denver. He holds degrees from Oberlin College and Yale University and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University in higher education administration. Jim teaches courses on characteristics of adult learners, training, teaching adults, program planning and administration, leadership, and the uses of technology in instruction. He has served in numerous administrative posts, including assistant to the provost, director of the center for academic quality, director of the school of education—all at the University of Denver—and as academic dean at the historically black college, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.

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