AAC&U-Cengage Inclusion Scholarship Winner

Ivy R. Taylor

Rust College, Holly Springs, Mississippi

Ivy R. Taylor is the twelfth, and first female, president of Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi. A native of Queens, New York, she spent twenty years in San Antonio, Texas, as an affordable housing advocate, educator, and elected official before beginning her current role as president of Rust College. Taylor served as mayor of San Antonio, Texas, for three years and as a member of the San Antonio City Council for five years.