William L. Fox '75, a senior administrator at Goucher College in Baltimore,
is the new president of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri.
Fox, who earned his bachelor's degree in history from St. Lawrence, was
quoted in the news media as saying he is excited about the opportunity
because he is impressed by the faculty’s academic credentials and by
the way the faculty, staff and community members welcomed his family
during the interview process.
"The faculty is well trained, hard working and creative here," he said. "When
we visited the campus, they sent us home feeling like we had already been at home."
Fox will assume his new duties June 15. He has been special assistant
to the president at Goucher College since 1999. Fox has also served as
Goucher's acting vice president of enrollment management, acting
associate dean for graduate and professional programs, acting director
of institutional research and director of foundation relations.
He previously taught history at Howard University in Washington, DC, from
1992-99 and at Claremont University from 1988-92. Fox earned the Ph.D. in
history and religion from George Washington University and a master of
divinity degree from Harvard University. He is also an ordained minister
in the United Church of Christ, the National Association of Congregational
Churches, and the Unitarian Universalist Association.
At St. Lawrence, he participated in the student government organization, was
a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and was elected to the history department
honorary society, the leadership honorary and Who's Who Among Students
In American Colleges and Universities. Fox has also been active with
St. Lawrence as an alumnus, volunteering in admissions, Reunion planning,
career planning and fund-raising. In his community, he has worked with
the Salvation Army Board, the YMCA Board, the Rotary Club and has been
involved in adult-care programs.
Posted: April 16, 2003