Higher Education Consultant, Former Vice President for Administration, Shepherd University
James has over 27 years of experience in higher education. In his role at Shepherd University James provided oversight and operational management for auxiliary enterprises, information technology, public safety, facilities management, planning, and construction. His recent projects include leading a successful public private partnership initiative to modernize Shepherd’s housing inventory, the construction of a soccer complex, and the design, business plan development, construction, and financing for a campus recreation center and a satellite campus. James received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Thomas University and a Master of Arts in organizational and corporate communications from West Virginia University.