Dr. Lawrence V. Weill
President (Retired), Gordon State 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’s fifth book releases in November 2019. His books include Out in Front: The College President as the Face of the Institution, Incarnate, I’m in the Room, The Path of Rainwater, and Silas LaMontaie. He has also published numerous short stories and articles in a variety of journals.
Lawrence is also a visual artist working in metals and woods, as well as watercolor and ink. His 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.
What Lawrence Weill captures in his work are the contexts and perspectives of what is happening around the subject of the piece. His work reveals the multiple dimensions inherent in the eye of the artist.
Dr. Weill and his wife Jennie Wicker Weill live in Kuttawa, Kentucky in a forest overlooking a beaver pond.
You can contact Lawrence at lawrence”dot”weill”at”gmail”dot”com