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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

William J. Foley

Lecturer

Hospitality & Tourism Management

Education

Masters in Education, Cambridge College, 1994
Graduation Prep Program, Cambridge College, 1993

Professional Experience

Performance Development Manager, Recruiter, Marriott International, 1976-2013
University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Isenberg School of Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, 2002-Present

Academic Appointments

Full Time Lecturer of Hospitality & Tourism Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 9/2014-Present
Part time, Lecturer of Hospitality & Tourism Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 9/2002-9/2014

Recent Honors / Awards

Commendation from Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown & Senator John Kerry, for Training Intervention Procedures for Service of Alcohol (TIPS), 2010

Research Interests

Certified Trainer for TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures)
Craft Beer Industry
Wine Appreciation
How Spirits are made and selected for the bar
Mixology
Establishing Product & Service Standards
Human Resource Management
The Legal Implications of Human Resources
Management of Hospitality Facilities

Teaching Interests

General
  • Recruiting and Selection
  • Training and Development
  • Managing a Diverse Workforce
  • Sommelier Basics
  • Brewing Trends