|Spouse(s) Pamela Evans Duke|
Role American Politician
Name William Proctor
|Born January 27, 1933 (age 82)
Atlanta, Georgia (1933-01-27) |
Alma mater University of Florida Florida State Stetson University
Education University of Florida, Florida State University, Stetson University
William L. Proctor (born January 27, 1933) is an American politician and university administrator. Proctor served as president of Flagler College between 1971 and 2001. In addition, he has served on Florida’s State Board of Education, as a state representative for the Florida legislature, as a St. Augustine city commissioner, as a chairman of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida association, as a member of the board of trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind and as a vice-chairman of the Florida Education Standards Commission. He is the current Chancellor of Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida.
Early life, education, and political career
Proctor was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1933, and moved to Florida in 1944. Proctor attended the University of Florida, Stetson University, and Florida State University. He received a bachelor's degree (1956), master's degree (1964) and doctorate (1968) from Florida State University. In addition, Proctor served in the United States Army Reserve from 1954 through 1964.
Proctor was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2004 and subsequently reelected, representing Florida's 20th District.
Florida State Seminoles
Proctor was inducted into Florida State University's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988. In 2007, Proctor was named the interim athletic director for the Florida State Seminoles, serving until Randy Spetman was hired as the permanent athletic director in February 2008.