Dr. Armand J. Galfo received his degrees from the University of Buffalo: a B.A. in Chemistry and Mathematics in 1948, an Ed. M. in the Teaching of Science in 1952, and a Doctorate in Educational Administration and Curriculum Development in 1958, from the University of Buffalo. He joined William & Mary faculty as an Assistant Professor in the School of Education in 1958, and became Associate Professor of Education and Director of Secondary School Teaching in 1966. He acted as an Assistant Dean to the School of Education in 1965-1966. In 1985, Dr. Galfo was appointed the first Heritage Professor of Education. He was reappointed in 1989, and given Emeritus status the same year. During his time at the College, Dr. Galfo also served in the Air Force Reserves as an Educational Research Consultant for almost sixty years, becoming Outstanding Reserve Officer of the Year and achieving the rank of Colonel in 1971.