Dr. Detwiler, along with his administrative duties, teaches courses in communication studies with specialties in organizational behavior, media studies and rhetoric. He is a member of the National Communication Association (serving as Secretary of the Assessment Division), the Religious Communication Association and the Association for Institutional Research. He has presented papers and been involved in other professional capacities with each organization. He is a peer mentor/evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.
Tim serves his community as President of the Northview Public School Board, a member of the Kent Intermediate Association of School Boards and a board member of the Michigan Association of School Boards. Dr. Detwiler works with the MASB by teaching and consulting with local school board members from across the state in the areas of monitoring organizational performance, social media and strategic planning.