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Dr. William E. Brown

Appointed: 2019
Class: 2024

Dr. William E. (Bill) Brown led two Christian universities as President—Bryan College (1993-2003) and Cedarville University (2003-2013). Currently he divides his time among several initiatives. He is the Senior Fellow of Worldview and Culture at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, where he also directs the Colson Fellows Program. He is the Senior Executive of WorldAPP, an international technology firm with offices in Kiev, London and Boston.

Dr. Brown has written several books and more than 100 articles for journals, magazines, encyclopedias and newspapers. His books include Making Sense of Your Faith and Making Sense of Your World (with Gary Phillips and John Stonestreet), a book used by many colleges and universities as an introductory text to worldview/philosophical thinking. He is a member of the Society of Christian Philosophers and the Popular Culture Association. Dr. Brown is the executive producer and speaker for the multiple award-winning DVD series re: View worldview study.

He and Lynne married in 1976 and have two children and four grandchildren. They reside in Mars Hill, NC, where they are active members of GracePoint Church. Dr. Brown enjoys playing guitar and hiking with his family, and when he’s indoors he enjoys reading C.S. Lewis.

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