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Save the Date REUNION WEEKEND 2016 May 5-7, 2015 Details Coming Soon!       Read More »

Homecoming is always memorable!  Mark your calendar and plan to return to Austin for a weekend of activities.  Basketball game against Wiley College with the women starting at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m. Be on the lookout for more information! Worship at Read More »

The public is invited to the four-days of inauguration activities to welcome the new president and share in the celebration of the institution’s music, faith, and community components.  The Huston-Tillotson University Board of Trustees announced Colette Pierce Burnette as the institution’s sixth President and Chief Read More »

Huston-Tillotson University’s 2015 graduation held May 9, 2015, was one for the history books in four areas. 1) The 156 graduates represented the largest graduating class, including 13 W.E.B. DuBois Honors Scholars; 2) Sixteen students enrolled in the Adult Degree Program (ADP) completed their degree Read More »

(AUSTIN, Texas) 4.1.15 — Huston-Tillotson University Board of Trustees today announced Colette Pierce Burnette as the institution’s sixth President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2015.  Pierce Burnette becomes the first female president of the merged Huston-Tillotson University and only the second female president Read More »

(AUSTIN, Texas) 11.3.14 — Bridgett C. Lee has been named Huston-Tillotson University’s Director of Alumni Affairs.  Lee, who completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from Huston-Tillotson University in 2010, will be responsible for coordinating a wide range of initiatives associated with the Read More »

(AUSTIN, Texas) 6.23.14 — Mrs. Ada Cecilia Collins Anderson presented Huston-Tillotson University with a $3 million gift—the largest gift in the history of the HT—toward the naming of the Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center.  Following her passion of advocating for and empowering Read More »

W. Charles Akins ’54             W. Charles Akins began his career in education after graduating from Huston-Tillotson College in 1954. He served as principal of Anderson High School within the Austin Independent School District.  He is recognized and respected in Read More »

Gene Sampson ’62 was inducted into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Honor on July 23 in Fort Worth.  Sampson coached at Mary A. Brown High School and led his teams to a state football championship in 1963.  He also coached girls Read More »

(AUSTIN, Texas) —Huston-Tillotson University officials are deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. John Quill Taylor King, Sr. He served as president of Huston-Tillotson College (now University) from 1965 to 1988, making him the longest serving president. He joined the Huston-Tillotson faculty as an Instructor Read More »

HT will be rolling out a new Planned Giving Program.  The Program offers additional options for leaving your legacy to the University.  The service provides a weekly e-newsletter that includes current financial information, news from Washington D.C., and much more. Click here for more information.   Read More »