Clinton Foundation honors Southern University System administrator
Melva Williams, vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management at Southern University Shreveport, will be honored on Thursday, Nov. 19 by former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s foundation for her commitment to prepare transformational leaders in higher education at the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Clinton Foundation’s annual benefit will be held virtually.
Williams, a member of the Presidential Leadership Scholars community, was featured as an “everyday hero” her extraordinary work and contributions on pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. Consistently working with students and colleagues across the Southern University System, Williams is passionate about transformative efforts to cultivate leaders in higher education, and to educate emerging leaders with the soft skills training needed to thrive in the 21st Century.