On Thursday, Oct. 26, students and the campus community will kick off the celebratory activities for the Presidential Inauguration with a party that will be held in the Scandling Campus Center. For those who want to express their wishes to Vincent as he begins his tenure, congratulatory messages will be compiled into a commemorative album following the investiture. Click here to submit a message.
A national expert on civil rights, social justice and campus culture, Vincent previously served at The University of Texas at Austin as Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement, W.K. Kellogg Professor of Community College Leadership and Professor of Law. His extensive career is distinguished by his commitment to equity and justice, both in education and in the wider public arena.
A life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., he serves as national chair of the Commission on Racial Justice. He is a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity (The Boulé) where he serves as the Grand Sire Archon-Elect (President-Elect). He earned a law degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and his doctorate from The University of Pennsylvania.
A timeline of Hobart and William Smith Past Presidents is available on the Colleges website.
For additional information about the Presidential Inauguration visit the Inauguration Day webpage.