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Timothy Hall

Timothy Hall is the 12th president of Mercy College. Since Timothy’s arrival at Mercy, the college has been recognized by the White House as a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education,” received reaccreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, completed construction of a 350-bed residence hall and a new health science wing in Dobbs Ferry, a new student lounge, veterans’ center, and business incubation center at the college’s Bronx campus, and launched a new brand initiative. In addition, the college has initiated an ambitious program to enhance student success through the implementation of a variety of macro-level strategies referred to as the Mercy Success Toolkit. Timothy previously served for seven years as president of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. Under his leadership, Austin Peay experienced significant increases in enrollment and funding, and received distinctions in 2012 and 2013 as on the Honor Roll of the Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education

Timothy 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.