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academic administrator , educator , consultant

William Samuel Patrick, Business administration educator, academic administrator, consultant. Avocations: philately, numismatics, photography, outdoor recreation, traveling M C. Recipient Recognition award Georgia State University Foundation 1983, scholarship National Association Manufacturers, 1955.


Patrick, William Samuel was born on May 11, 1927 in Umatilla, Florida, United States. Son of Wyatt Homer and Mary Ruby (Tarpley) Patrick.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1975. Master of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1959.

Student law school, Emory University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1975.


Graduate teaching assistant, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1956-1957;research assistant bureau business and economics research, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1955-1957;assistant director guidance and counseling, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1957-1958;graduate counselor, assistant to dean, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1958-1959;dean admissions, assistant professor, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1959-1964;dean admissions, registrar, associate professor, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1965-1972;vice president, professor business administration, Georgia State University, Atlanta, since 1972. Consultant The College Board, New York City, The National Association Foreign Student Affairs, TheAgy. for International Development. University representative The College Entrance Examination Board, New York City, since 1959.

Trustee The College Board, New York City, 1980-1985.


  • Avocations: philately, numismatics, photography, outdoor recreation, traveling M C.


Chairman United Way campaign Georgia State University, 1985-1988. President, chairman of the board of trustees Georgia State University Foundation, 1960-1970. Lay leader chairman education committee New Hope United Methodist Church, Clayton County, Georgia, since 1967, Executive Committee, since 1975.

With United States Navy, 1944-1946, 49-53, colonel United States Army Reserve retired, 1958-1980. Member National Collegiate Athletic Association (faculty representative 1980-1991), Georgia Assn.Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (president 1968-1969), Georgia State University Athletic Association (president, trustee since 1987), Georgia State University National Alumni Association (president 1964-1965), Blue Key, Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi (president 1978-1979), Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Sigma Pi (past president, Delta Sig of Year 1965).


  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, coin collecting/numismatics, photography, outdoor recreation, travel.


Married February 5, 1950. Children: William Junior, Mary Katherine, Carol Elaine, Karen Elizabeth, Michael.

Wyatt Homer Patrick

Mary Ruby (Tarpley) Patrick

February 5

William Junior Patrick

Mary Katherine Patrick

Carol Elaine Patrick

Karen Elizabeth Patrick

Michael Patrick