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Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353200
Seattle, WA 98195-3200

Advances in technology have outpaced the ability of most organizations to assimilate and use them effectively.

William Burrows

Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus of Information Systems

Positions Held

MSDN Academic Alliance Administrator, current
At the University of Washington since 1982
UW computer services manager, 1974-1982
UW systems analyst, 1971-1974


Technology Advisor, Pacific Coast Banking School
Brilligwar.com (Internet startup)

Honors and Awards

MSIS Class of 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award
MSIS Class of 2004 Excellence in Teaching Award
MBA Professor of the Year, 1989, 1986
MBA Professor of the Quarter, 1983, 1988, 1991, 2000
Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 1997, 1998, 2000
Undergraduate Professor of the Year, 1987

Courses Taught

Information Systems
Introduction to Information Systems
Fundamentals of Application Programming
Object-Oriented Systems
Computer-Based Information Systems
MBA Core Information Systems
Data and File Structures
Information Systems Development
Applications Programming
Developing Web Applications
Fundamentals of Information Systems Management