Nathaniel Glover Announces He Will Step Down as President of Edward Waters College

Nathaniel Glover, president of Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida, announced that he will step down at the end of the current academic year. In making the announcement, President Glover stated: “Retirement is a strong word. I plan to remain connected to Edward Waters College. I think this is the appropriate time to look at the transition of the College. I will remain as close as the in-coming President would want me to be. I will remain engaged. I still have work to do. And, I look forward to doing it.”

Glover was named the 29th president of Edward Waters College in 2011. In 1995, he was elected as the first African American sheriff in Florida in more than 100 years and the first African American sheriff in the history of Jacksonville. After his retirement from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Glover became a special advisor to the president of the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

President Glover is a native of Jacksonville and a graduate of Edward Waters College. He holds a master’s degree in education from the University of North Florida. He recently completed his term as president of the Florida Association of Colleges and Universities.


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