The Mars Hill University Board of Trustees will introduce Floyd as the university’s 22nd president at events scheduled for March 9, 2018. Floyd will begin his leadership role at MHU on June 1.
Floyd has served Coker College as Executive Vice President since 2015. Prior to that appointment, he was Coker’s VP for administration and legal counsel for three years. His other responsibilities at the Hartsville, SC-based college include teaching undergrad and graduate students in such subjects as sports law, business law, and the First Amendment.
Floyd holds a Juris Doctor from the Campbell University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina.
In 2016, Floyd was selected by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in the councils’s Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission initiative (SCICU’s news release on Floyd’s selection for the Presidential Vocation initiative may be read here.). This annual year-long program is funded by the Lilly Endowment and aims to prepare senior college administrators fpr transitioning into college and university presidencies.