CHICAGO, IL (Oct. 20, 2012) - Dr. Torrey Wilson, Associate Professor in the College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago has been named President of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP) and will serve beginning in August 2013. He currently serves as president-elect of the organization after having served as chair of the Ethnic and Racial Diversity Committee for that organization.
Founded in 1976, NCSPP is an organization composed of delegates from programs and schools of professional psychology. NCSPP's goal is to advance the development of the highest quality of graduate training in professional psychology.
Dr. Wilson holds a B.S. degree in psychology and an M.A. in counseling from Xavier University of New Orleans, Louisiana. He earned his Ph.D. in counseling psychology, with minors in multicultural counseling and assessment from Loyola University Chicago, where he was an Illinois Consortium for Educational Opportunity Program Fellow.
Prior to joining Argosy University, Dr. Wilson served as Doctoral Program Chair at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. His areas of expertise include diversity issues and systems change. Additionally, Dr. Wilson has provided consultation services in a variety of settings, including large and medium sized corporations and organizations. A partial list of clients includes, PriceWaterhouseCooper, Time-Warner, Ford Motor Company, UFJ Bank and USG Corp.
Dr. Wilson serves on the boards and leadership councils of various local and national non-profit organizations committed to addressing social, health and other disparities. He is a member of the Association of Black Psychologists and the American Psychological Association.
About Argosy University
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California Institutes and Western State College of Law. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California Institutes, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals. Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.