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William Horton-Anderson

Assistant Director, Academic & Student Affairs
Department: Full-Time MBA Program
Minskoff Pavilion
651 N Shaw Ln Rm M100L
East Lansing, MI 48824
In-Person Office Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
Phone: (517) 432-4110
  • Biography
    William Horton-Anderson is the Assistant Director of the Full-Time MBA Program in the Broad College at Michigan State University. Prior to his education, he was a Store Manager of a multi-million-dollar retail store that saw continuous annual gains throughout this tenure and an Area Mentor of retail stores in the region. His business experience includes retail management, marketing strategies, and human resources.

    As an adult learner, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Michigan University. His research throughout undergraduate and graduate education surrounded behavioral and cognitive reactions to advertisements (both political and corporate) and LGBTQ+ experiences in education. After obtaining his degrees, he then worked in higher education by holding various positions that included Career Advisor, Education Abroad Coordinator, and Mental Health Counselor.

    William has been with the Broad College since 2018, where he served as an Academic Advisor for undergraduate education. His professional interests include LGBTQ+ corporate representation, interpersonal organizational justice, professional development/training, and community development. His varying business experiences, paired with his mental health/psychological educational training, complement a passion to develop the next diverse and inclusive global business leaders.

  • Courses
    • BUS 101: Freshman Seminar for Business
    • MBA 845: Integrative Action Projects
  • Media Mentions
    • AUDIO
      Expanding Inclusive Leadership
      April 27, 2023
      Outlet: Broad Matters
      For the finale of Broad Matters season six, two college staff members discuss their work to involve diverse perspectives, promote inclusion and ensure equity across the college. William Horton-Anderson, assistant director of the college’s Full-Time MBA Program, and Scot Wright, DEI program manager for the Broad College, talk through their unique roles and how they are making an impact for students, faculty and staff.
    • AUDIO
      Improvements to the MBA Program
      October 6, 2022
      Outlet: Spartan Stories
      We welcome the third season of Spartan Stories by kicking off the episode with Assistant Program Director William Horton-Anderson and our new hosts, Tania and Timi. In this episode we discuss the new changes to the MBA program and what else William still has his mind set on improving!
    • AUDIO
      Diversity Is More Than A Buzzword
      October 30, 2020
      Outlet: Michigan State University, Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
      Today’s Hatchcast is Part Two of our special Diversity Is More Than a Buzzword miniseries. The interview you’re about to hear was recorded in July, about a week after the interview with Shaniqua Davis. (If you haven't already, check out Part One right now. It’s worth it.)In all of 2020’s tumult & uncertainty, the Hatchcast team decid

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