Dr. William Paver

  • Bill has been instrumental in the careers of many of the colleagues you see here today and in the tools we use in our work. 
  • He spent much of his career at the University of Texas @Austin, building a life with his wife Rhonda and raising a family. He also founded and directed the Foreign Credential Service of America.
  • Dr. William J. (Bill) Paver has spent his career giving to and giving back to international credential evaluation and admissions. This includes his service and leadership to AACRAO, TOEFL, IIE, and the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Education Credentials. 
  • Bill’s initiative and efforts in the creation of the Electronic Database for Global Education and the support of the Paver Family Foundation is a lasting legacy for our profession and association.


  • PhD. Higher education, Washington State University
  • Former Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies & Associate Director of Admissions (utexas.edu/), where he directed the Graduate International Admissions Center (GIAC) (www.utexas.edu/student/giac/intlinfo.html)


  • Member of the NAFSA: Association of International Educators (nafsa.org)
  • Vice President of International Education, Board of Directors and received Honorary Membership Award, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) (aacrao.org)
  • Director of the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE) Project (developed and FCSA serves on the International Education Standards Council)
  • Member of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Board of Directors
  • Member and Chair of NAFSA Admission Section (ADSEC)


  • Editor, The Handbook on the Placement of Foreign Graduate Students, NAFSA, Washington, D.C., 1990
  • Co-editor with Dr. Yiping Wang, The People’s Republic of China: Institutional Profiles, PIER, Washington, D.C., 1992
  • Editor and Author, Update on the Education System of the Russian Federation, AACRAO 2008
  • Co-author, with Ravi Kallur, Ph.D. and Robert Watkins, M.A., A Review of Indian Education and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with Recommendations



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