Gateway to Service….. Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Denver O. Swaby

Education Profile:

MBA, Howard University, 1986
B.Sc., Business Administration with Emphasis in Accounting, Northern Caribbean University, 1980


Born in Jamaica, WI, Professor Swaby has worked as an accountant, banker, and analyst at various corporations in the United States and as an accountant and teacher in Jamaica. He has also taught in the Master’s program at Washington Adventist University. Currently he teaches accounting, economics and finance courses at the undergraduate level in the Department of Business at Washington Adventist University.

Research and Professional Activities:

Professor Swaby’s doctoral studies in Organization and Management focus on organizational culture in higher education institutions. He has also written several courses in accounting, economics and finance; and provides private consulting to institutions such as the American Bankers’ Association.


School of Arts & Social Sciences 

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.