The Inauguration
of the Seventh President and CEO of
Huston-Tillotson University

Melva K. Williams

Sunday, March 19 – Sunday, March 26, 2023

Advancing HT from First to Foremost

Dr. Melva K. Williams was appointed Seventh President & Chief Executive Officer, of Huston-Tillotson University effective August 15, 2022. She brings to Huston-Tillotson University her vast higher education experience as an innovative scholar in positions as chief of staff, vice chancellor and associate dean, managing multiple aspects of student affairs and enrollment management, ranging from athletics to recruitment.

The week-long inauguration celebration launches her HT tenure that has already made an impact on the Central Texas market. Committed to moving Huston-Tillotson University from being Austin’s first institution of higher learning to becoming its foremost University, Dr. Williams vows that “Huston-Tillotson University will no longer be the quiet school in downtown Austin”.

The Celebration Begins

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