President Hinton Helps Launch New Council Dedicated to Securing the United States’ Global Competitive Position
Hollins University President Mary Dana Hinton is part of a coalition of national leaders announcing the formation of the Council on Higher Education as a Strategic Asset (HESA). Over the next year, HESA will develop and propose recommendations for ensuring that higher education institutions can deliver the workforce and educated citizenry necessary to address the United States’ most critical national priorities.
New Book Featuring Chapter Coauthored by President Hinton Receives Major Award from UPCEA
A new higher education reference work that includes a chapter written by Hollins University President Mary Dana Hinton and the Lumina Foundation’s Debra Humphreys has been honored with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s Philip E. Frandson Award. The honor recognizes “excellence in achievement for literature written about the theory or practice of professional, continuing, and/or online education.”
President Hinton Coauthors Chapter for New Book on the Future of Higher Ed.
Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton and Debra Humphreys of the Lumina Foundation have written a chapter for a new higher education reference work. “Seeking Equity, Quality, and Purpose as Higher Education Transforms: Liberal Arts Colleges Respond” is featured in “New Models of Higher Education: Unbundled, Rebundled, Customized, and DIY.”
Recognizing Her Leadership, Virginia Business Names President Hinton to the Virginia 500
Hollins University President Mary Dana Hinton is cited as one of the commonwealth’s top leaders in the third annual edition of the Virginia 500, published by Virginia Business magazine.
“Let Us Imagine a Community of Learning”: Dr. Mary Dana Hinton Is Inaugurated as Hollins’ 13th President
President Mary Dana Hinton invited the Hollins community to “believe that the essence of the liberal arts – the freeing of minds – demands the freeing and nurturing of imagination” during her installation as Hollins University’s 13th president on April 22.
“Imagining a Community of Learning, Belonging, Love, and Justice”: Hollins Celebrates President Hinton’s Inauguration, April 22
Dr. Mary Dana Hinton will be installed as Hollins University’s 13th president on Friday, April 22, at 10 a.m. in Jessie Ball duPont Chapel.
President Hinton Elected AAC&U Chair
Hollins University President Mary Dana Hinton has been elected chair of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Board of Directors.
“What Hope Means”: President Hinton Shares What Hope Personally Means to Her In Light Of New Scholarship Opportunity
In our “What Hope Means” series, we’re highlighting conversations with individuals from our Hollins community who discuss what hope personally means to them. We’re also spotlighting the powerful impact that the new HOPE scholarship program will have on the ambitious young women in the Roanoke Valley who are striving to better themselves through their education.
President Hinton Among University Presidents, CEOs, and Civic Leaders Urging Passage of Bipartisan DREAM Act
More than 400 university presidents, CEOs, and civic leaders, including Hollins University President Mary Dana Hinton, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) advocating passage of the bipartisan Durbin-Graham DREAM Act of 2021.
President Hinton Named to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Established in 1780 by the nation’s founders to honor exceptionally accomplished individuals, the Academy stated, “The 2021 election provides an opportunity to recognize extraordinary people who help solve the world’s most urgent challenges, create meaning through art, and contribute to the common good from every field, discipline, and profession.”
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