Dr. Lawrence V. Weill
President (Retired), Gordon College, Barnesville, Ga.
Dr. Lawrence V. Weill assumed his duties as the second president of Gordon College on April 1, 2002. He retired from academic duties in May 2012.
Dr. Weill holds a B.S. in mathematics from Brescia College in Owensboro, Kentucky; an M.A. in humanities from the University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana, and a Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Weill edited Out in Front: The College President as the Face of the Institution, an ACE series on Higher education title. He has also published numerous papers on town-gown relations, the arts, student advisement and peer tutoring. He served as an editorial assistant for Research in Higher Education.
Weill’s love of art began by watching his parents paint, draw, and sculpt. When he was eleven, he was given his first canvas and set of oils and began his lifelong interest in the visual arts. Educated in the fields of mathematics and philosophy, Dr. Weill has been a philosopher and college administrator for over thirty years. Throughout that career, he has carved out time for his art.
Weill works in pencils, oils, and mixed media. What he captures in his work are the contexts and perspectives of what is happening around the subject of the drawing. His work reveals the multiple dimensions inherent in eye of the artist.
Dr. Weill and his wife Jennie Wicker Weill live in Kuttawa. They have two grown sons – Joshua and Orion, daughter-in-law Grace Hussar, two grandsons, Jonah Hussar Weill and Elias Weill and a granddaughter, Vivian Weill.
You can contact Lawrence at lawrence”dot”weill”at”gmail”dot”com