William W. Sellers

William W. Sellers

Trustee
Lexington
Term
Emeritus

William W. Sellers is the president of Journey Through Hallowed Ground, a 4-state National Heritage Area that runs from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Charlottesville, Virginia. He is a past president of Wentworth Military Academy and College in Lexington, Missouri, where his family lived for seven generations. He is an attorney and practiced law in Kansas City, focusing on class actions and complex litigation, and managed a number of political campaigns in Missouri, including for Congressman Ike Skelton. Active in a number of organizations, Sellers served as president of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States, president of the Harvard Club of Kansas City, member of the board of directors of the Harvard Alumni Association, and member of the Presidential Advisory Committee to the Coordinating Board of Higher Education of Missouri. After moving to Virginia, Sellers became an emeritus trustee in 2018.