James Williams

Assistant Director
Office: University Center 202 

James Williams currently serves as the Assistant Director for Educational Access Programs at Southeast Missouri State University. In this role, he oversees several award programs as well as the Academic Support Centers Mentoring Program (AMP). Prior to joining Academic Support Centers, Mr. Williams worked in Admissions for five years serving as the senior admission counselor for minority recruitment. Mr. Williams also advises Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and the Black Male Collective group on campus.

Professional Interests:

MOACAC (Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling)
NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counseling)
NSPA (National Scholarship Providers Association)
NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)

Workshops and Presentations:
Identifying Strategies for Student Success. Shawnee Community College TRIO-SSS department. Ullin, IL (2017)
What Now? Recruitment to Retention. Memphis in May Student Affairs Conference. University of Memphis (2017)
Recruiting Underrepresented Students. Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) Conference. St. Louis, MO (2015)

Master of Education (M.Ed., Higher Education), University of Missouri-St. Louis, May 2012
Bachelor of Science, Mass Communication with an emphasis in Print Journalism, Southeast Missouri State University, May 2009


(573) 986-6135
University Center 202

Academic Support Centers
One University Plaza, MS1850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701