Alec D. Hill became President and Chief Executive Officer of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA® in July of 2001. InterVarsity is a nondenominational ministry serving more than 35,000 students and faculty on nearly 550 college and university campuses nationwide. Incorporated in 1941, InterVarsity has a tradition of campus witness and Christian discipleship. It also operates an award-winning publishing arm – InterVarsity Press – and runs a triennial Urbana Student Missions Conference, which draws over 20,000 students.
Mr. Hill holds a B.A. in History (summa cum laude) and an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Seattle Pacific University. In addition, he earned a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.
From 1995 - 2001, Mr. Hill served as Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University. For the prior decade, he was a Professor of Law and Ethics at the university. In the early 1980s, he served as Regional Director with World Relief.
As dean, Mr. Hill led Seattle Pacific University’s School of Business and Economics to accreditation by AACSB - a prestigious international organization, established sister school relations with the Warsaw School of Economics and obtained major grants. As a professor, he published numerous articles, consulted with World Vision on homelessness and Amerasian children, developed MBA curricula in Russia, authored an InterVarsity Press book, titled Just Business: Christian Ethics in the Marketplace (also published in the U.K. and Hong Kong) and presented business ethics seminars in Hanoi, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Hong Kong.
Mr. Hill and his wife, Mary, have two teenage daughters, Laura and Carolyn. The family lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
By Albert H. Lee