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Timothy Hall

Tim Hall has served as president of two institutins in his long career in American higher education. He began his academic career in the classroom as a law professor at the University of Mississippi School of Law from 1989 to 2002 and continued as associate provost at the University of Mississippi from 2002 to 2007. In 2007 he was chosen to serve as president of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. While he served in Tennessee, APSU grew in enrollment and funding and was recognized in 2013 and 2014 as one of ten large universities in the U.S. on the Honor Roll of the Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education. From 2014 to 2023 he served president of Mercy College, the largest private, not for profit, minority serving institution in New York. While he served Mercy, the institution was recognized by the White House as a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education,” and by Excelencia in Education with the Seal of Excelencia for its intentional service to Hispanic and other students.
Tim received a B.A. in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from the University of Houston. He followed this degree with two years of graduate work in the religious studies department at Rice University in Houston, Texas, before attending law school and receiving his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Texas Law School.