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Dr. Lloyd Walton Joins Argosy University, Chicago Staff

Argosy University, Chicago welcomes former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Lloyd Walton, EdD, as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Business and Management. Dr. Walton earned his Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership degree from Argosy University, Chicago in 2015.


Walton grew up in Chicago Heights, Illinois and played basketball for Mount Carmel High School and Marquette University. Walton was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 1976 and played for the Bucks from 1977 to 1980, and for the Kansas City Kings in 1980–81.


Since retiring as a player, he has served in various volunteer and professional capacities related to prep, collegiate, and professional basketball, including: Assistant Coach under Rick Majerus at Marquette University, Regional Collegiate Scout for the New York Knicks, Assistant Coach for the LaCrosse Bobcats of the Continental League, and Assistant Coach at the NBA Pre-Draft. Walton has also held several positions in the public sector, including Bureau Chief for the Illinois Department of Human Services and Executive Director of both The James Jordan Boys & Girls Club & Family Life Center and the Washington Park YMCA both in Chicago.


Walton is currently a Career Counselor for the National Basketball Players Association, and a motivational speaker. In 2009, he created LifelongWinners, a personal development model for athletes.


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