William D. Law
|William D. Law|
St. Petersburg College
|Preceded by||Carl M. Kuttler, Jr.|
|Alma mater||Florida State University
Law graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English from LeMoyne College. He received his Master's degree and Doctorate in design and management of postsecondary education from Florida State University.
Law began his career as staff director of Committee on Higher Education of the Florida House of Representatives and worked for the Florida Board of Regents. In 1981 he became the vice president of Institutional and Program Planning at St. Petersburg College (then St. Petersburg Junior College), where he worked until 1988.
From 1988 to 1992, he was president of Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Illinois. He was the founding president of Montgomery College just outside Houston, serving in that role from 1992 to 2002, and president of Tallahassee Community College from 2002 to 2010.
Along with Ambassador Allan J. Katz, Law co-founded nonprofit The Village Square.
- "SPC President, William D. Law Jr.". St. Petersburg College. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
- Sharockman, Aaron; Lindberg, Anne (22 July 2009). "Carl Kuttler ends golden era as St. Petersburg College president". Tampabay.com. Retrieved 10 June 2011.