A few years ago, I was asked to lead a workshop for church using the text, “Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations” by Robert Schnase. It is a very interesting read, and I think has a lot of applicability to higher education. Definitely add to your 2022 reading list.

In an…

September 1, 2020, Dillard University hired Nile Legania as the head coach for cross country and track and field. In 16 months, he has taken over the NAIA track universe.

In his first track and field season, the Dillard women placed second in the GCAC championships.

In his first track and field season, the Dillard men placed first in the GCAC championships.

In his first track and field season, the Dillard men’s 4 X 100 won the NAIA National Championship.

In his first full cross country season, the Dillard women won their first ever GCAC championship.

In his first full cross country season, the Dillard men won their first ever GCAC championship.

Matriarch.

A woman who is the head of a family or tribe. An older woman who is powerful within a family or organization. A highly respected elderly woman.

Rhea Lucien was our matriarch. I knew this the day I met her, November 1, 2011. This was the day I was…

Walter M. Kimbrough

7th president of Dillard University

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