Bill is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Ph.D. in early modern English history. He served as Dean of Humanities at UNC Asheville from 2002-2009 and has been a faculty member in history since 1988, serving as chair from 1998-2001. He became COPLAC's director in March 2009.
Sarah is the Program Associate for COPLAC as well as a graduate student in the MLA program at UNC Asheville. She received her BA in Communications from East Tennessee State University in 2009 with minors in Art and Interior Design.
Mary-Alison works to support COPLAC's Teagle Foundation distance mentoring project and is the assistant for public relations and communications. She holds an honors degree in Media and Web Design from Art Institute of Atlanta. She is continuing her passion for liberal arts education finishing up two degrees in Multimedia and History from UNC Asheville. Mary-Allison brings twelve years of Public Relations and Marketing to COPLAC as IBM's Director of International Education and Conferences and Special Programs Director at PLI.
Zack is the Webmaster for COPLAC. He is a senior at UNC Asheville, majoring in Computer Science. He administers and maintains the COPLAC website.