TROY’s First Lady: Three decades of progress

Janice Hawkins brought her passions for culture and art to TROY and used them to help transform the University.

Janice Hawkins brought her passions for culture and art to TROY and used them to help transform the University.

A walk across Troy University’s Troy Campus in 2020 looks significantly different than it did in 1989 when Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. arrived as the new Chancellor.

From the lush greenery to the modernized buildings, one of the guiding forces behind the campus’ transformation throughout the last three decades has been at Dr. Hawkins’ side:…

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TROY celebrates 30 years of Dr. Hawkins as Chancellor

This week marks 30 years since Troy University named Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., as its new Chancellor.

This week marks 30 years since Troy University named Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., as its new Chancellor.

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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Dothan statue dedicated to longtime administrator Dr. Don Jeffrey

The statue of chemist Dmitri Mendeleev was placed in front of Malone Hall in Dothan.

The statue of chemist Dmitri Mendeleev was placed in front of Malone Hall in Dothan.

For more than 40 years, Dr. Don Jeffrey has been a renaissance man for Troy University.

This week, the University honored that commitment and versatility by dedicating a statue to a man who has touched nearly every facet of the institution throughout his career.

At the Dothan Campus Wednesday, Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins,…

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Alumna’s visit reveals ‘home’

Alumna's visit with TROY's Chancellor and First Lady reveals a 'home away from home' mentality.

Alumna's visit with TROY's Chancellor and First Lady reveals a 'home away from home' mentality.

Since graduating from Troy, I’ve had the opportunity to visit the campus numerous times, but it wasn’t until this past summer that I really started to understand just how at home I was there.

In May, I was able to interview a few key people at Troy for the trade magazine at which I work,…

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