William Craft began serving as president of Concordia College in July 2011. Prior to his election as president, he served as the dean of Luther College and vice president for academic affairs, holding a faculty appointment as professor of English.
He is chair of the Lutheran World Relief Board of Directors and serves as a member of the board of directors for the Association of American Colleges and Universities. He is past chair of the Wye Seminar Advisory Council, a program of the Aspen Institute.
He serves on the Executive Committee and the Public Policy Committee of the Minnesota Private College Council, on the regional board of U.S. Bank and on the board of the Greater Fargo-Moorhead Economic Development Corporation.
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President Craft was inaugurated as Concordia’s 11th president on Saturday, April 28, 2012.Inaugural Address