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Bill Henderson

Bill Henderson is the head coach of swimming and diving at UWRF and serves as the athletic department’s equipment manager. He received his bachelor’s degree in journalism and his master’s in physical education from Sacramento State in California.

May 1, 2008

Society fails to recognize upward mobility

Tax time has passed and, like many Americans, I’ve spent the past two months thinking about the best way to invest, save and spend my money. I’ve also spent some time thinking about the way some Americans are paid for what they do, and the absurdity of how much money some make and how little […]

April 23, 2008

Chancellor position requires specific qualities

It was with sadness that I heard that Chancellor Don Betz was leaving to return to one of his old haunts. Though in the position for only three years, Betz has brought a great deal of energy and vitality to a campus that sorely needed it. I must say, however, that the relationship must be […]

April 3, 2008

Press contributes to an informed public

It occurs to me that we should all be concerned about a situation in Alabama in which former Democratic Governor Don Siegelman was convicted of a myriad of charges stemming from a political contribution. My concern does not come from the fact that Siegelman was convicted of anything at all, but more from the way […]

March 26, 2008

Presidential race persuades with fear

There is an old saying that says if you want to avoid an argument, stay away from three subjects: sex, religion and politics. Well, I’m going to risk an argument and talk about politics and, right off, I’m going to put my biases on the table for all to see. I am a registered Democrat […]

February 21, 2008

New facility to give University respect

I came to UW-River Falls in August of 2002. The past (almost) six years have gone by quickly and I have relished the opportunity to teach, coach and live in River Falls. I won’t try to blow smoke at you and say that all has been candy and flowers. Not everything has gone according to […]

February 7, 2008

Professor wants butts out of eyesight

Serving as head coach of the UW-River Falls swimming and diving team (yes, there is a pool here on campus), one of the most important aspects of my job is recruiting. I try to get every recruit I contact to come to campus, look around and meet the team. Over the six years I have […]