William W. Sellers has served as the President of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area since 2015. He has extensive experience in education, law and nonprofit management. Sellers received a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History from Harvard University, where he studied under David Herbert Donald and Bernard Bailyn, and a law degree from the University of Missouri.
From 2008 to 2013, he served as President of Wentworth Military Academy and College in Lexington, Missouri. Sellers has held leadership roles in a broad range of organizations. Among other positions, he has served on the Board of the Alliance of National Heritage Areas, as President of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States; on the Presidential Advisory Committee to Missouri’s Coordinating Board of Higher Education; on the Board of Trustees of the State Historical Society of Missouri; and on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Alumni Association.