“Thanks to [President Nancy] Gray, Hollins stands as strong as the famed campus ‘rock.'” The Roanoke Times pays tribute to the university’s 11th president in this editorial.
After nearly 12 years of distinguished leadership, Hollins University President Nancy Oliver Gray announced on July 7 that she is retiring from office at the end of the 2016-17 academic year.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch recently talked with President Nancy Gray about the continued importance of women’s colleges in the 21st century.
A video profile produced by The Chronicle of Higher Education shows how Hollins is flourishing. President Gray as well as students and administrators offer their insight into what makes the university unique.
President Nancy Gray joins a group of over 100 college and university leaders that has signed on to the Moving the Needle: Advancing Women Leaders in Higher Education call to action campaign. The campaign’s goal is ensuring that 50% of chief executives of our nation’s higher education institutions will be women by 2030.
College Presidents for Gun Safety, a coalition of more than 160 college and university presidents, issued an open letter to U.S. policy makers requesting “thoughtful and urgent action to ensure that current and future generations may live and learn in a country free from the threat of gun violence.”
Hollins President Nancy Gray meets Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the inaugural colloquium of the Women in Public Service Project. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of State)