William Adams

William “Bro” Adams served as chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2014 to 2017. He was president of Bucknell University from 1995 to 2000 and of Colby College from 2000 to 2014. Adams holds a Ph.D. from in History of Consciousness from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and has taught at the University of North Carolina, Santa Clara University, and Stanford University.