F. Stuart Gulley

F. Stuart Gulley

Frank Stuart Gulley, Ph.D., became the seventh president of Woodward Academy on July 1, 2009. President Gulley came to Woodward Academy from LaGrange College, where he served as president for 13 years. A native of Nashville, Tenn., President Gulley graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Modern European History, cum laude, in 1983.

Following Vanderbilt, he attended Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, from which he earned the Master of Divinity degree, magna cum laude, in 1986. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy degree at Georgia State University in 1999, which he began while working full-time at Emory University. President Gulley and his wife, Kathleen, are the parents of two sons who graduated from the Woodward Academy classes of 2015 and 2017.

Under President Gulley’s leadership, Woodward Academy has consistently ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top Workplaces program, out of 150 of Atlanta’s top companies. President Stuart Gulley has twice received the highest honor in the special award category for leadership in large organizations.