Length of Service: July 11, 2016 - present
Term Expires: July 9, 2018
William W. Armstrong is a graduate of Breckinridge County High School, in Harned, Kentucky. His mother’s family’s roots in Breckinridge County reach back to the 1790s and is proud to be a Kentuckian. He graduated cum laude from Bellarmine College with a B.A. in English and history in 2000. In 2008, he received an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Kentucky. Will is married to Kirsten Schmall Armstrong and has two children.
Will works as the Personnel Analyst Senior in the Hiram C. Polk, Jr., M.D., Department of Surgery on the Health Sciences Campus. Prior to this position, he spent 11 years working on the Belknap Campus, in the University Honors Program and the Vice-President of Business Affairs offices. He was elected Chair of the University’s Staff Senate in June 2016.
As an undergraduate, Will served on the Thomas Merton Foundation’s Board of Directors. He participated actively in Bellarmine’s nationally-recognized Mock Trial program, receiving All American Honors four times, and was a member of the College’s 1998 National Runner Up and 1999 National Championship teams. He additionally served as a member of the editorial board of the school’s independent paper, The Concord. Will is a member of Beta Phi Mu, the honor society for students of Library and Information Science.