Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees
- 450 Administration Building
- Michigan State University
- East Lansing, MI 48824-1046
Bill Beekman serves Michigan State University as Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees. His duties include administrative responsibilities for board meetings, university ordinances, policies, and courtesies. He also works with the board and the president to implement their agenda for change.
He assumed the post January 1, 2008, after serving as executive director of the MSU Alumni Association. Beekman joined MSU in 1995 as an administrator with the MSU HealthTeam. He was the assistant dean for finance and planning in the College of Human Medicine and has taught regularly in the College of Human Medicine and the College of Law. He also served as a senior consultant to the provost and to the vice president for finance and operations.
He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, his JD from Wayne State University Law School, and his undergraduate degree in justice, morality, and constitutional democracy from James Madison College at Michigan State University.