A familiar face on the Clinton campus for decades, Dr. Rory Lee was a popular choice as acting president prior to the selection of President Howell Todd in March 1994. The MC vice president for institutional advancement who earned his bachelor’s degree from MC in 1971, Lee served effectively. An MC administrator for 20 years, he helped MC achieve new records in terms of financial contributions and enrollment. Following Todd’s arrival as president on the Clinton campus, Lee returned to serve his alma mater as vice president for institutional advancement. In 1996, the Mississippian was named president of William Carey College and later served as Louisiana College president. Today, Dr. Lee leads the Mississippi Baptist Children’s Village.