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Kilmer Named College of Ed and Human Services Assistant Dean at WIU-QC

February 11, 2014

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MACOMB, IL – Lloyd Kilmer has been named interim assistant dean in the College of Education and Human Services at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities, effective January 1, according to College of Education and Human Services Dean Sterling Saddler.

"We are excited to have a college-level academic leader at the WIU-QC campus," Saddler said. "Lloyd's prior experiences and his professional connections to the Quad Cities' communities complement the College's goals of access for students, technology, research and service. We look forward to having him on the Dean's Office team."

Kilmer has served as a faculty member in the WIU Department of Educational Leadership since 2005. During his time at Western, he has taught courses in the graduate administration preparation and doctoral programs; developed online and distance learning opportunities; designed new courses and research processes for the doctoral program; and chaired and served on students' doctoral dissertation committees.

Prior to coming to Western, Kilmer worked as an independent school consultant for the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (Bettendorf, IA); served as the chair of the education and psychology department as Avlia University (Kansas City, MO); was an assistant professor at Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO); and served as the principal and district curriculum director at Arlington High School (Arlington, NE). In his career in education, he has also served as an assistant principal (high school), an English department chair (high school) and an English teacher.

Kilmer holds an administrative and supervisory certificate in Nebraska (endorsements for K-12 superintendent, 7-12 principal), as well as an Iowa conditional license (for 7-12 English/language arts and 7-12 principal). He is a member of the Illinois Council of Professors of Educational Administration, National Council of Professors of Educational Administration and the American Association of School Administrators.

Kilmer earned his doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his master's degree from the University of Kansas-Lawrence and his bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

For more information, contact Dana Moon, COEHS director of development, marketing and community relations, at (309) 298-1690 or via email at

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