2022-2023 News Releases
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,” …
Springfield, VA. (Aug 11, 2022) — On Sunday, May 22, then Hampton University President-Elect Darrell K. Williams and Mrs. Myra Richardson Williams were the guests of honor at a reception organized by The Friends of Hampton University to celebrate his impending installation as Hampton’s 13th president. The event successfully raised $60,000 ($25,000 from Alfred Street Baptist Church) in support of the Character Matters Scholarship and campus ministries.
Alexandria, VA. ( July 25, 2022) — On Saturday, July 2, Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams and First Lady Myra Richardson Williams received their first donation since returning to their ‘Home by the Sea’ from Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, senior pastor of their home church, the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria.
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