Charmaine B. Tomczyk
William H. "Billy" Alford is an alumnus of Coastal Carolina College with a degree in political science. He served in Vietnam in the United States Marine Corps. Later, he also served in many key leadership positions in the governance of and support for Coastal Carolina University. He was a member of the Horry County Higher Education Commission and played an important role in the establishment of Coastal becoming an independent SC public institution in 1993. He served as chairman of the CCU Board of Trustees and also of the Coastal Educational Foundation. For these and other leadership roles he was named an honorary founder of Coastal Carolina University in 1999 and was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Public Service from Coastal Carolina University in May 2017.
Oral History--South Carolina;Coastal Carolina University--History;Horry County (S.C.)--History;Alford, William H.
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Alford, William H. and Tomczyk, Charmaine B., "William H. Alford, oral history interview" (2023). The Coastal Carolina University Oral History Project. 16.