Texas Tech University

Bill Dean

Associate Professor
Public Relations

Email: bill.dean@ttu.edu

Phone: +1.806.834.2624

Office: 409

Office Hours: MWF noon - 5 p.m., 7:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Tu & Th

EdD Texas Tech University, 1971

Bill Dean

Classes Taught:

  • Introduction to Mass Communications (MCOM 1300)
  • Principles of Public Relations (PR 3310)
  • Individual Study in Public Relations
  • Freshman Seminar
  • History of American Journalism (JOUR 3350)

Research:

 

Experience:

  • Director of Student Publications, Lubbock High School, 1962-1966
  • Director of Student Activities, Coronado H.S., 1966-1967
  • Director of Student Publications, 1967-1978; Exec.VP - of Texas Tech Alumni Association, 1978 to present
  • Asst. Professor - Mass Comm, 1972-1975; Associate Professor of Mass Comm, 1975 to present.

Leadership / awards:

  • President's Teaching Award for Excellence - Texas Tech University 1995, 2008
  • Mass Communications Outstanding Alumnus Award, 1997
  • Faculty Distinguished Leadership Award, Moms & Dads Association, 1999
  • Named Best Teacher at Texas Tech (student poll), 1996-2008
  • Distinguished Faculty Award from National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2005
  • Professing Excellence Award, 2006, The Success Center
  • Excellence in Teaching Award – Greek Life, 2007
  • Gold Medalist Award for Community Service, Women in Communications, 2009
  • Teacher of the Year, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, 2009
  • New Addition to the Merket Alumni Center to be named for Bill and Peggy Dean.
  • Lubbock Advertising Federation's Silver Medal Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to advertising and public service.