The University of North Florida (UNF) presented an honorary doctorate to Edward Waters College (EWC) President Dr. Nathaniel Glover in recognition of his decades of service in law enforcement and education. The formal conferral will took place last week during UNF’s Fall 2014 commencement ceremony.
Dr. Nathaniel Glover, Jr. made history by being elected as the first African American sheriff in Florida in more than 100 years, since Reconstruction. He served two-terms and retired from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office on June 30, 2003. As an EWC alumnus, he is a 1966 graduate of Edward Waters College where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science. He later earned a Master of Education Degree from the University of North Florida.