Darrell K. Williams Takes the Helm as President of Hampton UniversityWilliams to focus on providing supportive environment, academic excellence to students HAMPTON, Va. (July 1, 2022) – Ret. U.S. Army Gen. Darrell K. Williams takes office at Hampton University today, 39 years after graduating from the historically Black university with a bachelor’s degree. Williams, a three-star general, business leader and educator with nonprofit development experience, said his focus will be creating an unparalleled higher education experience for students that includes excellent academics, support for strong physical, emotional, and mental health, and access to cutting-edge technology, research opportunities and innovative studies. With the continuing support of its exceptional faculty, staff, and alumni, Williams sees a bold, bright future for Hampton University. “I love Hampton and the opportunities provided to me here. The university’s values and standard of excellence will not change,” …
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HAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 30, 2022) — On June 30th, Hampton University’s very own Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, graduating class of 1970 and the legendary president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), retired after 30 years of historic service to the institution he transformed into a leader in STEM education.
HAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 20, 2022) — Hampton University will officially mark the beginning of a new chapter in its storied 154 year history as alumnus and the university’s 13th President Darrell K. Williams will present the keynote address at the 79th Annual Opening Convocation on Sunday, September 25, 2022. Opening Convocation will be held in historic Robert C. Ogden Hall and will begin at 10:45 a.m. This event is open to the public.
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