Board of Trustees

Board Oct 2015

Wofford has 31 trustees who serve as the governing body of the college under the terms of the will of the college's founder, the Rev. Benjamin Wofford, and a state charter of 1851. They are elected to staggered four-year terms by the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Tenure is limited to 12 consecutive years.

For information regarding the Wofford College Board of Trustees, contact:

David M. Beacham
Senior Vice President for Administration and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Office: 864-597-4206

2015-16 Officers of the Board of Trustees
Mr. J. Harold Chandler ’71, Kiawah Island, SC, Chairman
Mr. James M. Johnson ’71, Birmingham, AL, Vice-Chair
The Hon. Costa M. Pleicones ’65, Columbia, SC, Secretary

2015-16 Members of the Board of Trustees
The Rev. Dr. B. Mike Alexander Jr. ’73, Murrells Inlet, SC
Mrs. Ashley Richardson Allen, Charlotte, NC
Dr. James E. Bostic Jr., Atlanta, GA
Mr. Christopher P. Carpenter ’90, Atlanta, GA
Mr. J. Harold Chandler ’71, Kiawah Island, SC
Mr. William R. Cobb, Spartanburg, SC
Mr. Justin A. Converse ’96, Spartanburg, SC
Mr. Jimmy I. Gibbs, Spartanburg, SC
Mr. Jordan Glatt, Summit, NJ
Mr. D. Christian Goodall ’79, Columbia, SC
Mr. H. Neel Hipp Jr., Greenville, SC
The Rev. John W. Hipp ’75, Florence, SC
Mrs. Laura J. Hoy, Myrtle Beach, SC
Mr. R. Michael James, ’73, Charlotte, NC
Mr. James M. Johnson ’71, Birmingham, AL
Mr. Stewart H. Johnson ’67, Spartanburg, SC
Mr. Douglas H. Joyce ’79, Nashville, TN
Mr. Craig D. Melvin ’01, New York, NY
Mrs. Betty J. Montgomery, Campobello, SC
Dr. Daniel B. Morrison Jr. ’75, Charlotte, NC
Ms. Wendi M. Nix '96, New York, NY
Mr. Corry W. Oakes III ’89, Spartanburg, SC
Mr. L. Leon Patterson ’63, Greenville, SC
The Hon. Costa M. Pleicones ’65, Columbia, SC
Mr. Stanley E. Porter ’89, Chevy Chase, MD
Mr. J. Patrick Prothro ’96, Park City, UT
Mr. J. E. Reeves Jr., Summit, NJ
Mr. Jerome J. Richardson ’59, Charlotte, NC
Mr. Joe E. Taylor Jr. ’80, Columbia, SC
Mr. Edward B. Wile ’73, Atlanta, GA
Bishop William H. Willimon ’68, Durham, NC