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William G. Harris


CEO, Association of Test Publishers


MBA, Duke University
PhD, University of Massachusetts
Honorary Doctorate, Excelsior College

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William G. Harris serves as the CEO of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP), the leading international organization for publishers of assessment programs. He taught doctoral students at the Illinois Institute of Technology and conducted research on the use of the computer to deliver assessment programs. Afterward, he became head of research and software development at PsychSystems, the first U.S. group to be publicly traded as a computer-based testing (CBT) company. Recently, Harris has gained recognition as an advocate for the testing industry. His current areas of interest are industrywide issues about e-testing, test security, and the impact of the Internet on the economics and future of assessment programs. He oversees the international expansion of ATP, which includes a growing membership from Europe, Asia, and the Middle E