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Office Of The President


Huston-Tillotson University is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees consisting of 20 distinguished local and national alumni, educators, entrepreneurs, church representatives, and community leaders. The Board of Trustees meets two times per year, and is responsible for the vision, mission, and governance of the University and the supervision of the President. The Chair of the Board of Trustees is The Honorable Albert Hawkins of Austin, Texas.

Huston-Tillotson University Board of Trustees

Carol L. McDonald – Chair

Vanessa Monroe – Vice Chair

Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. – Treasurer

Harold Peterson – Secretary


DeVry Anderson

Byrd Bonner

Katrine Formby

Dexter Henderson

Lauren M. Snowden Ingram

Diane T. Land

Chanler A. Langham

Matthew Morris

Ethel Mymbs

Bishop Robert Schnase

Carolyn Thompson

Cal Varner

President Colette Pierce Burnette (ex-officio)