Mr. Seminole 2007-08 and Chamber treasurer, Dr. James Olliver is the former Provost (Chief Operating Officer) of St. Petersburg College’s Seminole Campus. In that capacity, Dr. Olliver was responsible for the Electronic Campus, Video Services, and Web and Instructional Technologies Services departments. Dr. Olliver has over 30 years of experience in a variety of higher education leadership positions in New York, Pennsylvania, Indiana, North Carolina and Florida. Immediately prior to joining the staff at SPC in 1989, he served as Executive Vice President at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina. Dr. Olliver received his Bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the State University of New York College at Buffalo, and his Masters and Ph.D. in higher education administration from Florida State University.
Now retired, Dr. Olliver continues to reside in Seminole with his wife, Shelia. They have three daughters, married and living out-of-state.