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William Hoye

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Bill Hoye is the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and General Counsel at IES Abroad. He is responsible for overseeing global operations and is the organization’s chief legal officer. 

The departments in his reporting line include Human Resources, Student Affairs, IT, the Office of Budget Management, and global real estate. Bill is a recognized expert in higher education law and in legal and risk issues affecting international programs. He serves as Primary Chair of the IES Abroad Crisis Management Team and authored The IES Abroad MAP for Student Health, Safety and Crisis Management.

Prior to joining IES Abroad, Bill served as the Associate Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and a Concurrent Associate Professor of Law at University of Notre Dame. He was Faculty Editor of The Journal of College and University Law for 22 years. Bill served as a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies at New College, Oxford University. Bill was a Member of the Board of Directors of the Forum on Education Abroad for 9 years. 

Bill holds a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from St. John’s University in Government, a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M), magna cum laude, in International Human Rights Law from Notre Dame, and a J.D. from Drake University. In 2016, the National Association of College and University Attorneys named Bill a Fellow of the Association.