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William Christian Sizemore

academic administrator , county official

William Christian Sizemore was American academic administrator, county official. Joseph Ruzicka scholar North Carolina Library Association, 1963; recipient Douglas Pilot Club Education award, 1981, Good Citizenship Silver medal National Society Sons of America Revolution, 1999, Alexander Doniphan Community Leadership award 2009.

Background

Sizemore, William Christian was born on June 19, 1938 in South Boston, Virginia, United States. Son of Herman Mason and Hazel (Johnson) Sizemore.

Education

Bachelor, University Richmond, 1960. Bachelor's Degree, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina, 1963. Master of Library Science, University North Carolina, 1964.

Master of Library Science (advanced), Florida State University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1973. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1989.

Career

Library assistant University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1963-1964. Associate librarian, instructor graduate research Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1964-1966. Librarian, associate professor South Georgia College, Douglas, 1966-1971, academy dean, professor, 1971-1980, dean college, professor, 1980-1983, acting president, 1982-1983.

President Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, West Virginia, 1983-1994, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1994-2000, chancellor, 2000—2002. Director business expansion Clay County Economic Development Council, Kansas City, since 2003. Business consultant Economic Development Kansas City, 2009—2010.

Consultant Continental Research and Development, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1987-1992, Southern Association Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, 1977, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, Columbia, 1975-1976, State Council Higher Education for Virginia, Richmond, 1969-1970, Software Valley Corporation, 1989-1994. Advisory board Software Valley Foundation, 1991-1994.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

People who do not trust in Christ will enter into eternal condemnation. People who trust in Christ for salvation will enter into the loving presence of God for all eternity.

Politics

God, in His permissive will, may allow political leaders, both in biblical times and the present day, to enact policies that are opposed to His revealed will.

Views

Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.

Membership

Active Barbour County Development Authority, Philippi, 1984-1994, Barbour County Emergency Food and Shelter Board, 1985-1994, Barbour County Extension Committee, 1990-1994. Member executive council Yellow Pine area Boy Scouts American, Valdosta, 1974-1976. President Satilla Librarians Educational Council, Douglas, 1969-1971.

Lecturer, workshop leader on Bible studies various organizations, since 1966. Board advisors Swatow Kakwang Professional Academy, Peoples Republic China. President board directors West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 1985-1986, council of president National Association Intercollegiate Athletics.

Board directors, member executive committee Broaddus Hospital, Philippi, 1983-1994. Chairman West Virginia Productive Industry Efforts Foundation, 1989-1992. Marketing committee West Virginia Life Sciences Park Foundation, 1989-1994, Governor's Partnership for Progress, 1989-1994.

Member advisory panel West Virginia Rural Health Initiative, 1991-1994. Governor board, board directors West Virginia Alliance of Hospitals, 1991-1994. Board directors Clay-Platte Economic Development Council, 1996-1902.

Board directors American Red Cross, Kansas City, 1996-1902, exec.com. 2000-2002; advisory committee Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation Discovery Center Campaign, 1998-2002. Member Clay County Millennium History Board, since 2002.

Member Liberty HIstory Book Steering Committee, 2001-2004. Board directors, vice president Immaculata Manor, 2003-2009. Advisory board North Kansas City Schools, since 2003.

Member steering committee, co-chair Freedom House, since 2004, board director, since 2008. Member American Library Association, American Association for Higher Education, American Association University Administrators, National Council Instructional Administrators, West Virginia Association College and University President (executive committee, vice president, president 1992), Mountain State Association Colleges, West Virginia Foundation for Indiana Colleges (director 1983-1984, vice president 1988-1992), Missouri Colleges Fund (executive committee 1997-1998), Barbour County Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1988-1994, vice president 1988-1990, president 1990-1992, chairman board 1992-1994), Liberty Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1995-1997), Clay County History Society (life), Sons of the American Revolution (pres, William C. Corum Chapter, since 2008), General Society Sons Revolution, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking, gardening.

Connections

Married Anne Catherine Mills, June 24, 1961. Children: Robert C., Richard M., Edward S.

father:
Herman Mason Sizemore

mother:
Hazel (Johnson) Sizemore

spouse:
Anne Catherine Mills

children:
Robert C. Sizemore

Richard M. Sizemore

Edward S. Sizemore