Tag Archives: Dr. Jack Hawkins

Troy University to celebrate Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.’s 30th year as Chancellor with activities on Saturday

September 24, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University will pay tribute to Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. on Saturday, Sept. 28, in honor of his 30 years as the University’s Chancellor.

Dr. Hawkins became the University’s chancellor on Sept. 1, 1989, following the retirement of Dr. Ralph Adams who served in the position for 25 years.

“The number one reason why…

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Amanda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

September 17, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Amanda Taylor, departmental secretary for the band program, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Taylor, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2012, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker, Director of…

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TROY celebrates 30 years of Dr. Hawkins as Chancellor

September 3, 2019
By Greg Phillips

The morning of Sept. 1, 1989, was a momentous one at Troy University.

For the first time in 25 years, a new Chancellor had been named to lead the institution, following Dr. Ralph Adams’ retirement.

It was a time of uncertainty for TROY faculty and staff, who had great respect for Adams and his decades…

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