Family and friends say Dr. Hardage's passion for Wayland Baptist University started forty years ago. NewsChannel 11's Cecelia Coy talked to friends and colleagues about Hardage's accomplishments.
Investigators are now digging through the wreckage of a plane crash that killed a Wayland Baptist University administrator.
The school's Executive Vice President Dr. Bill Hardage was killed Saturday evening when his plane went down in San Benito County, California. Hardage's trip started 50-miles earlier in Watsonville. The weather was apparently overcast with 40-mile an hour winds. Sixty-two year-old Hardage was a licensed instrumental pilot. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.