The online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) of Leadership in Higher Education was designed by Dr. Glenda Ballard, the dean of the School of Human Development and Education and Dr. Tom Sechrest who also leads the Master of Science in Leadership & Change (MSLC) Program. Dr. Ballard and Dr. Sechrest have assembled an experienced team of educators with years of higher education leadership and teaching knowledge as the faculty for this program — each faculty member brings their unique teaching and higher education experience to the program.

Tony Alvarado, JD

Tony Alvarado, JD is on the faculty at the Bill Munday School of Business, St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas where he teaches courses in Entrepreneurship, Business Negotiation, Legal Environment of Business and Digital Law. Tony has taught the Business Negotiation course in the MBA program at St. Edward’s University since 2010, for which he has developed several unique role play negotiation scenarios and in class exercises. He maintains a limited solo private practice in Austin, Texas serving business clients. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) and the American Bar Association. Tony was Executive Director of the State Bar of Texas (SBOT). Prior to that he was in general practice with his own firm in Laredo, Texas.