AAC&U-Cengage Inclusion Scholarship Winner
Walter M. Kimbrough
Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Walter M. Kimbrough is the seventh president of Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Previously, at the age of thirty-seven, he was named the twelfth president of Philander Smith College. Kimbrough has been recognized for his research and writings on HBCUs and on African American men in college. His active use of social media to engage students has been noted by The Chronicle of Higher Education, CASE Currents, and Arkansas Life. He was cited in 2010 by Bachelors Degree.com as one of twenty-five college presidents to follow on Twitter (@HipHopPrez).