Timothy Jackson Sullivan joined Corinthian's board in January 2008. Mr. Sullivan, 63, is president emeritus of the College of William and Mary. His career at the College of William and Mary spans more than 35 years and includes serving for 12 years as its president and, earlier, as dean of its law school, the Marshall-Wythe School of Law. Sullivan served as the law school's executive director, Institute of Bill of Rights Law and the John Stewart Bryan professor of Jurisprudence. He joined the law school as an assistant professor of law and rose to become associate professor, then full professor.
Sullivan's career is marked by extensive public service. He was executive assistant for policy for former Virginia Governor Charles S. Robb and a member of numerous task forces and boards, including, among others, the Virginia Board of Education, Education Advisory Panel, Association of Governing Boards of Universities & Colleges Council of Presidents and Virginia Rhodes Scholarship Committee. Sullivan served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in Vietnam, where he received the Army Commendation Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Bronze Star Medal. Sullivan is a published author on a variety of legal issues. He earned a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary and a juris doctorate degree from Harvard University.more » « less