President McConnell Issues Statement on New CofC Trustee

College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell ’69 issued the following statement to the campus community on April 11, 2017:

President Glenn McConnell

President Glenn McConnell

Dear Campus Community:

The South Carolina General Assembly has elected Craig C. Thornton to the College of Charleston Board of Trustees. Trustee Thornton will be filling the 3rd Congressional District, Seat 6 position, which was held by the late Eddie Thomas. Trustee Thornton’s appointment began immediately upon his election.

Trustee Thornton is a member of the College’s graduating class of 2002. He works in risk management for a commercial insurance agency called Marsh and McLennan Agency LLC. He is married to Lane Brown Thornton ’02, and they have two boys, Calloway and Davis. Trustee Thornton and his family reside in Anderson, SC.

Please join me in congratulating Trustee Thornton on his election.


President Glenn McConnell ’69