Pareena Lawrence, provost and chief academic officer of Augustana College, will become Hollins University’s 12th president in July 2017.
James Phillips, Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at The Heritage Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at the Appalachia Regional Model Arab League conference, which Hollins is hosting Nov. 6-8.
Hollins is joining Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Tech, the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the City of Roanoke in hosting the 2015 Virginia Women’s Conference on Saturday, Nov. 21. The theme of this year’s event is “Leadership and Lifelong Learning.”
A 1975 graduate of Hollins, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale is founding and senior pastor of Georgia’s Ray of Hope Christian Church and has been hailed for her leadership, integrity, and compassion.
Senior Macy Carman is drawing in part upon what she’s learned in the Batten Leadership Institute to serve with the United States Pony Club’s Board of Governors.