Nat Glover is a former Sheriff of Duval County

Jacksonville University honors former Sheriff Nat Glover

Published on February 16, 2024 at 9:44 am

Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute will name its Master in Public Policy Minority Fellowship Program in honor of former Sheriff Nat Glover.

The “Nathaniel Glover Fellowship Program” honors Florida’s first and only black sheriff of the 20th century. Glover also served as the 29th president of his alma mater, Edwards Waters University, Florida’s first historically Black college.

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The institute’s executive director, Rick Mullaney, called Glover one of the greatest public servants in Jacksonville’s 200-year history.  

Students selected for the program will receive a full scholarship, an internship placement with the city, a stipend, and mentorship and professional development.

Glover said he is humbled and honored to have this program named after him. He called it a testament to the importance of education and public service.

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Lead image: Former Jacksonville Sheriff Nat Glover took a portrait at WJCT Public Media in August 2023. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today

author image Reporter, WJCT News 89.9 email Dan Scanlan is a veteran journalist with almost 40 years of experience in radio, television, and print reporting. He has worked at various stations in the Northeast and Jacksonville. Prior to joining the WJCT News team, Dan spent 34 years at The Florida Times-Union as a police and current affairs reporter.

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