Mr. William Foresman Porter

Faculty Information

English, Crew

Contact Information

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MA, Bread Loaf School of English 2008
BA, Cornell University 2000

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Will grew up in Bellefonte, Pa., and graduated from St. Andrew’s in 1996. While at St. Andrew’s, he was editor of the Andrean, a residential leader, captain of the cross-country and rowing teams and a recipient of the Warwick Crew Prize. In 2000, he graduated cum laude from Cornell University with a major in English. While at Cornell, he was a four-year member of the rowing team.

Will began teaching English at The Hun School in Princeton, N.J., where he was also the head boys’ cross-country coach and head girls’ crew coach. At the Hun School, he also served as a faculty representative to the Honor Committee.

Most recently, Will taught at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Mass., where he also served as a faculty representative to the Discipline Committee, advisor to the class of 2008, dorm parent on a ninth and tenth grade boys’ dorm, boys’ J.V. cross-country coach and head boys’ crew coach. In 2008, he earned his master’s degree in English from The Bread Loaf School of English.

Will lives on Lower Moss with his wife,Taylor ’96, and their three-year-old daughter, Eliza and their baby Beatrice. In his free time, he likes to search for bugs with Eliza, make pizza, ride his bike, talk about movies and write poetry.